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Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres
... des violations manifestes commises à l'encontre des droits syndicaux des travailleurs, notamment de la violence contre les militants syndicaux, et des graves problèmes liés au travail des enfants, y compris la servitude des enfants pour dette...La...
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BSR Unveils Labor Law Database: Web-based Tool to Improve Labor Compliance and Safeguard Human Rights in the Supply Chain
Author: Business for Social Responsibility
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) today unveiled Labor Law, a unique Internet database of labor law reports and supply chain compliance resources. Compiled from hundreds of primary sources, Labor Law will provide users with independently...
Author: Edward Alden, Financial Times
The US is considering the first revision in almost 20 years to the list of workers' rights that African and other developing countries must respect in order to sell their goods duty-free into the US market. The US Senate is likely to approve next week...
Author: UN Wire
The Philippines, one of four countries selected for the initial three-year phase of the International Labor Organization's Action Program for Decent Work, signed an agreement yesterday in Manila with the ILO and employers' and workers' groups to launch...
Internationally-recognised Core Labour Standards in Slovenia: Report for the WTO General Council review of trade policies of Slovenia
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
(Geneva, 13 and 15 May 2002) -...women receive lower wages than men and are under-represented in senior positions, and discrimination in employment against Roma continues to be a problem...Child labour does not generally occur, although there are...
Author: Nikki Tait, Financial Times
Amicus, Britain's largest private sector union, is accusing employers of deliberately exploiting pay differentials between men and women as it steps up a campaign this week to address the problem.
Author: Workers Online, Labor Council of New South Wales [Australia]
High Court judge Michael Kirby cites NSW treatment of equal pay as a ground-breaking application of human rights principles into industrial law - Speaking to a packed audience, Justice Kirby argued that international human rights principles, through...
Author: Robert F. Worth, New York Times
The law firm headed by David Boies agreed yesterday to settle a lawsuit brought by two former employees who claimed that the firm had illegally discriminated against them and other female lawyers by paying them less than the men and restricting their...
Author: UN Wire
...The ILO's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor says Mexican girls on average work longer hours, receive less pay and begin at a younger age than boys, mainly in the agricultural sector.
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