Labor or employment laws are created for the benefit of both employer and employee. However, sometimes they can go awry, as weird laws get enacted in response to particular situations – and, though they become redundant soon after, they remain in the rule books!
For example, what would you call a law that demands that men must be clean-shaven, as beards are ‘unpleasant’! (In Japan, supposedly as a public complaint against hirsute men!) Or the Chinese law that prohibits women from performing ‘physically demanding’ and high-altitude jobs! Read on for more weird examples!
10 Strange Employment Laws Around the World:
Infographic by – Legacy Citizenship