Empirical Human Right to have a Job

On my way home, listening to one of my 130 Sirius stations, a world news station interviewed an “expert” who said there is an “empirical human right to have a job.” Now I only have a Bachelors degree from one of those crappy small state colleges… so could someone explain to me what that means?

I have a vague understanding of Maslow and Harlow I have gone through the thick books of Hobbs, Locke, and Rousseau and really enjoyed the American tour of de Tocqueville; but I am not really sure how employment is a “right.” Safety, food, shelter, and clean air sure - heck I’ll even list to someone argue they have to "fight for the right to party"; but I am not clear on employment part. There have been a myriad of bad workers in and out of my life, and I have a hard time believing that they have a “right” to be there no matter how bad they do.
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