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International labor standards

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, June 28, 1994

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor laws and legislation, International,
  • Employee rights,
  • Labor policy -- United States,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18008031M
    ISBN 100160477530
    OCLC/WorldCa33849534

    But other types of international production, particularly subcontracting, can engender competitive races to the bottom in labor rights. To test these claims, Mosley presents newly generated measures of collective labor rights, covering a wide range of low- and middle-income nations for the – by: Wage and Hour Answer Book, Edition gives you authoritative, plain-English explanations of how and when the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other wage and hour laws govern the employer-employee relationship, and what may happen when violations occur.

    Proposals to "let the market do it" or "let the International Labor Organization (ILO) do it" abound, but it is less common to find any serious analysis of just how activists can galvanize consumers to demand that corporations raise labor standards in their global operations or how the ILO can become more this study, Elliott and. Find your Chilton labor guide, auto labor guide and automotive labor guide on Chilton Online for Professionals.

    LABOR STANDARDS IN THE TPP the impact of labor standards on trade and investment flows and the merits of including labor standards in trade agreements at all (see Bhagwati , Rodrik , Maskus , and Brown ). Other studies evaluate evidence of a race to the bottom in standards or the flip side of concerns, the protectionist use of. In Flagging Standards, Elizabeth DeSombre examines the effect of globalization on environmental, safety, and labor standards in the shipping industry. She finds that the economic advantages of lowered standards can be offset by the collective action of international organizations, states, and nongovernmental actors to exclude low-standard ships.


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International labor standards by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Impact of Labor Standards. Early International Agreements. The International Labor Cited by: The International Labor Organization (ILO) is the oldest of the specialized agencies of the United Nations system, and this book is the first in many years to provide - in English - a detailed description of this influential by: 1.

Yet if the world trading system were designed to facilitate or even reward measures to promote labor standards, poor countries could undertake them without fear. In this book, Christian Barry and Sanjay G. Reddy propose ways in which the international trading system can support poor countries in promoting the well-being of their peoples.

International labor standards refer to conventions agreed upon by international actors, resulting from a series of value judgments, set forth to protect basic worker rights, enhance workers’ job security, and improve their terms of employment on a global scale. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm.

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