Human rights in labor and employment relations: international and domestic perspectives

December 18, 2009

From the Publisher:

The concept of human rights at work has advanced significantly in the last decade. The authors of the essays in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations focus in various ways on how the promotion and protection of human rights at workplaces here and around the world posit a new set of values and approaches that challenge every orthodoxy in the employment relations field, every practice and rule based in that orthodoxy, and even the underlying premises and intellectual foundations of contemporary labor and employment systems.

The authors constitute a diverse and accomplished group of human rights activists, practitioners, and scholars. Implementing the theme of the volume, they address a wide range of important subjects: worker health and safety, child labor, worker freedom of association, migrant and forced labor, the human rights obligations of employers, workplace discrimination, and workers with disabilities. The authors also discuss the implications of their findings for labor and employment research and, where relevant, make pragmatic proposals for change

Human rights in labor and employment relations : international and domestic perspectives / edited by James A. Gross and Lance Compa.  Champaign, Ill. : Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2009. 237 p.   ISBN 978-0913447-98-7

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