Purpose – The study aims to substantiate the approaches and principles of forming and regulation a model of social and labor relations of Kazakhstan adequate to the modern conditions of economic development.
Design/methodology/approach - The creation of an effective model of social and labor relations should proceed from the multifaceted nature of their manifestation.
Findings – The article describes the current Kazakhstan’s model of labor relations and its basic parameters; determines the external and internal factors; specifically, the influence of the new labor law on its further development in the direction of democratization and the establishment of social partnership as a regulatory institution in the labor relations field.
Research limitations/implications - Proposals to improve organizational and legal support for the long-term model of social and labor relations in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Originality/value - Result is the model of the system of social and labor relations proposed by the author, which allows us to cover the multifaceted nature of this phenomenon, to unite the influence of the external environment and the internal complex of their mutual relations and interdependencies. The study is carried out as part of a project funded by the Science Committee of Kazakhstan.
Paper type – Research article.
Keywords: Social and Labor Relations, Kazakhstan, Model, Labor Market Institutions, Social Partners.