Cover of: International labor standards | United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade, and Monetary Policy. Read Online

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.

  • 46 Want to read
  • ·
  • 6 Currently reading

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


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

Book details:

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

Download International labor standards


The International Labour Organization’s Fundamental Conventions subject to conditions of such a character as to restrict the application of the provisions of Articles 2, 3 and 4 Size: KB. In this age of globalization, countries and corporations are under increasing pressure to adopt and follow international labor standards. This book provides the most thorough empirical assessment to date of the impact of international regulation on labor standards and conditions, and critically analyzes the common race-to-the-bottom view that globalization and international competition . ‘International Labor Standards is an extremely valuable and wide-ranging introduction to current debates over labor standards. The book gives a detailed history of standards; a broad and even-handed view of economic arguments for and against standards; and serious discussion of the problem of child labor. Monitoring International Labor Standards provides expert, science-based advice on monitoring compliance with international labor standards. This report identifies relevant, valid, reliable, and useful sources of country-level data on labor standards; assesses the quality of existing and potential data and indicators that can be used to.

International Labor Standards (ILS) are a set of substantive legal norms which were established at the international level, encompassing a broad array of policies promoting economic, political, and social justice goals relating to labor. These standards and rights generally include standards regarding minimum wage, maximum number of work hours.   The International Labor Organization, created by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I, has published labor standards in dozens of areas, but it has identified eight essential core standards Author: Gary Burtless. 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 by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

At the request of the Bureau of International Labor Affairs at the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Research Council’s Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards was charged with identifying relevant and useful sources of country-level data, assessing the quality of such data, identifying innovative measures to monitor. Core Labor Standards 6 D. Purpose of the Core Labor Standards Handbook 7 International Core Labor StandardsInternational Core Labor Standards 9 A. What are International Labor Standards? 10 B. Importance of Labor Standards 11 C. ADB’s Actions to Promote Respect for ILS 12 D. What are Core Labor Standards? 12 E. Locating Information on CLS 16File Size: 1MB. Categories of Labor Standards. The Sources of Agitation for Improved Labor Standards. Morals and Economics:Long‐standing Arguments. Control and Enforcement. Patterns of Labor Standards Evolution. Early Examples of Legislation. The Types of Legislation. 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.