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Action programmes for the protection of homeworkers

ten case studies from around the world

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Published by International Labour Office in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home labor -- Case studies.,
  • Employee rights -- Case studies.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Case studies.,
  • Home labor -- Law and legislation -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-142).

    Other titlesProtection of homeworkers
    Statementedited by Ursula Huws.
    ContributionsHuws, Ursula.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2333 .A25 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL538846M
    ISBN 109221091899
    LC Control Number96117514
    OCLC/WorldCa33202574

    8 hours ago  Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. 17 August The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this afternoon opened its twenty-third session online, hearing statements by Ibrahim Salama, Chief of the Human Rights Treaties Branch of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Mechanisms Division of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Danlami . Abstract. Homework is a very old form of work that is an ongoing work arrangement under current global production network/systems. 1 Homeworkers can be found in most countries, often producing traditional handicrafts, such as embroidery and weavings. To survive, and due to limited work opportunities, homeworkers are forced to constantly shift between income activities and have become.

    homeworkers and the industries that had the highest proportion of homeworkers was IT and agriculture. The TUC research also highlighted that more workers would like to take up the offer of homeworking if their employer offered the opportunity for them to work from home. Some of the explanations for the increase in. If you are worried that your homework may be affecting you or your family's health or safety, contact your union or an advice agency. As a homeworker, you have certain rights under health and safety laws. Employers must carry out a risk assessment of the work activities carried out by a homeworker. This assessment includes identifying any hazards and who is at risk, then.

    The programme aims to provide solid information regarding child labour situation in the hotel, tourism and entertainment industry in Region 1 and to strengthen the protection of working children through better law inspection and enforcement, support services and community outreach programmes. Article 4(1). Equality of treatment – general rules. The Government indicates that the Labour Act of 16 March excludes homeworkers from the scope of the chapters on hours of work and hours of rest, as homeworkers manage their working time independently and, given that the Labour Act is enforceable by penal sanctions, it is difficult to penalize employers as they do not have access to.


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Core Book / Monograph Action Programmes for the Protection of Homeworkers International Labour Organization 06/01/ 06/30/ 06/01/ 06/30/ Y Priority Academic Journal Action Research Sage Publications 03/01/ Y Core Book / Monograph Actions & Structure: Research Methods & Social Theory Sage Publications 01/01/ 01/31/ Core Book / Monograph Action Programmes for the Protection of Homeworkers International Labour Organization 06/01/ 06/30/ 06/01/ 06/30/ Y Priority Academic Journal Action Research Sage Publications 03/01/ Y Core Book / Monograph Actions & Structure: Research Methods & Social Theory Sage Publications 01/01/ Also on Home-based Workers Day, leaders from HomeNet Thailand visited the Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, (in the Ministry of Labour), to engage in dialogue about the road map for ratification of C and the enforcement of the Thai Homeworkers Protection Act ().

Action Programmes for the Protection of Homeworkers: Ten Case Studies from Around the World (Paperback) Ursula Huws £ Paperback. Core Book / Monograph Action Programmes for the Protection of Homeworkers International Labour Organization 06/01/ 06/30/ Switzerland Priority Academic Journal Action Research Sage Publications 03/01/ Y United Kingdom.

With a government directive to work from home where possible due to Coronavirus, many companies are asking their staff to do this for the first time. The practicality and reality of working from home can cause stress and anxiety, so employers should consider providing support for their mental health during this unprecendented time.

Core Book / Monograph Action Programmes for the Protection of Homeworkers International Labour Organization Priority Academic Journal Action Research Sage Publications Y Core Book / Monograph In this Handbook, we use the terms “national plans of action for the promotion and protection of human rights”, “national plans of action”, “national plans” and “national action plans” interchangeably.

Some countries prefer the word “programme” to “plan”. A Special Action Programme on Social Funds with the aim of promoting women's employment and participation in social funds which accompany structural adjustment programmes will evaluate the gender dimension of the social funds, compensatory programmes and employment schemes that have been set up to mitigate the adverse costs of structural.

parties to voice homeworkers’ need for recognition, visibility and protection. HNI aimed to combine exchanges between groups and homeworkers around organizing experiences, laws. Carolyn McKecuen is President of the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Foundation.

She supported Take our Daughters to the Polls as a non-partisan initiative. She is founder and director of Watermark, a member-owned craft cooperative. homeworkers interviewed, sewing continues to be the most common form of homework (with 23% of the homeworkers carrying out sewing).

However, it is not the majority occupation that it once was, as packing and print finishing work is almost as common (22% of the homeworkers were involved in that sector).

Other activities carried out by UK. Labour Behind the Label, The Old Co-op Chelsea Road Easton Bristol BS5 6AF +44(0) [email protected] This paper examines the experience of homeworking drawing on a recently completed ESRC study on homeworkers.

Using the data from 45 interviews and 3 focus groups with homeworkers from different. It contains provisions that relate specifically to homeworkers.

This guidebook explains how the complaints process works, with examples, and suggests how homeworkers' organizations might use the OECD Guidance as part of their advocacy strategies to secure decent work for homeworkers. Even though homeworkers are not on your premises, as an employer you still have a legal requirement under the Health and Safety at Work Act to protect their health, safety and welfare whilst carrying out activities related to their work.

Risks for Homeworkers. Employers should carry out an assessment of the data protection implications of working at home and homeworkers may need specific training on their obligations in relation to data protection, the security risks that may arise from a homeworking arrangement and how best to deal with them.

accessing any available social protection and grievance mechanisms We can also help you look at purchasing practices, to identify how these can lead to adverse conditions for homeworkers.

The focus is on seeking constructive solutions; for example, ring-fencing homeworker labour costs in open book costings, to ensure that fair wages are paid. Protection and removal of these child workers is not easy: it will need to depend on a combination of actions, including legislation, efforts to institutionalize detection.

Monitoring and reporting of child labour cases, and a commitment to strict enforcement. Rehabilitation programmes will no doubt emphasize the provision of basic services. Ursula Huws has 31 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ursula Huws’s most popular book is Labor in the Global Digital Economy: The Cybertariat Comes of.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ursula Huws books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.The views expressed in this book should not be s t u d i e s attributed to the School of Development Studies. Homeworkers and other informal workers in garment value chains 62 Low coverage of formal social protection programs in Chile 47 Box 4: Extending health insurance to temporeras in Chile.