Social law

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Social law means:

See also:

  • Social security - generic term for protection against the consequences of certain "social risks" that can affect the individual (in particular illness, need for care, death, accidents at work and occupational diseases and old age)
  • Social policy - measures to improve the economic and social situation in particular of disadvantaged social groups by the state, companies, trade unions, non-governmental organizations and churches
  • From an economic point of view: welfare state - a state that takes far-reaching measures to increase the social, material and cultural well-being of its citizens
  • from a constitutional point of view: welfare state - a state that aims at social participation and social justice for its citizens; in Germany according to the welfare state principle of the Basic Law