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4 edition of Workers" Rights As Human Rights (ILR Press Books) found in the catalog.

Workers" Rights As Human Rights (ILR Press Books)

by James A. Gross

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial relations,
  • International human rights law,
  • Political Science,
  • Labor unions,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Human Rights,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • United States,
  • Employee rights,
  • Labor laws and legislation,
  • Organizing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9499323M
    ISBN 100801440823
    ISBN 109780801440823

    International Human Rights Day is a call to action for the 99% across the country and around the world. Brigid O’Farrell is an independent scholar. This blog draws on her most recent book, She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker, now Author: Roosevelt Institute. Workers’ rights encompass a large array of human rights from the right to decent work and freedom of association to equal opportunity and protection against discrimination. Specific rights related to the workplace include health and safety in the workplace and the right to privacy at work.

    The Human Rights Watch report should prompt U.S. policymakers to reframe the debate over labor rights and trade, recognizing that workers' rights violations are not peculiar to developing countries. "Are Worker Rights Human Rights? is a compelling essay on one of the great questions of the day. It is written accessibly for a broad audience of activists, undergraduates, and interested citizens. It is written accessibly for a broad audience of activists, undergraduates, and interested citizens.

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) was formed in as part of the League of Nations to protect worker's rights. The ILO later became incorporated into the United UN itself backed workers rights by incorporating several into two articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is the basis of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. As stated by Androff (), "[a] better integration of human rights to social work, through examining how social workers can use human rights, can help social work become more powerful and.


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Workers" Rights As Human Rights (ILR Press Books) by James A. Gross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Workers' Rights as Human Rights provides a new perspective on the assessment of U.S. labor relations law by using human rights principles as standards for judgment. The authors also present innovative recommendations for what should and can be done to bring U.S.

labor law into conformity with international human rights standards.5/5(1). Anyway, McIntre argues convincingly that workers rights (especially of association and collective bargaining as well as minimum standards) are indeed human rights and explores the pros and cons for their enforcement via factory inspectors.

Not a book that offers easy solutions but one that I found inspiring and that offers a lot of food for by: Workers' Rights as Human Rights - Google Books.

Until recently, the international human rights movement and nongovernmental organizations, human rights scholars, and even labor organizations and advocates have given little attention to worker rights as human rights.

James A. Gross finds, however, that employers, not just governments, have the power to violate workers' s: 2. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: A long overdue beginning: the promotion and protection of workers' rights as human rights / James A.

Gross --Workers' freedom of association in the United States: the gap between ideals and practice / Lance Compa --Closing the gap between international law and U.S. labor law / Lee. Workers Rights Book National Human Rights Committee.

Amartya Sen is an important author, economist, and philosopher for anyone in human rights work to know, and his book Development as Freedom () is a perfect example of his expertise and deep understanding of human development and the importance of human rights.

Sen argues that human freedom should be both the means and the end of development, Workers Rights As Human Rights book than a casualty of it, as is. The National Human Rights Commission has expressly been mandated to promote Human Rights literacy and awareness vide section 12(h) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, The Commission has been serving this encompassing purpose within its best means.

The Commission, in collaboration with the NCERT had brought out a Source Book on Human. In Latin America, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has said that the rights of undocumented workers are indeed human rights, in a most insightful way, by arguing that workers’ rights depend on the status of being human, and not on someone’s status as a documented migrant.

Dear Worker The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar believes that promoting and protecting human rights is a key to the advancement of society. As part of its mission, this booklet has been designed especially for you to be your guide in understanding your rights and duties during your work File Size: KB.

Workers' Rights. Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.

Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. Rights are Human Rights Women s Rights are Human Rights Designed and Printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/14/2 United Nations publication Sales No.

EXIV.5 ISBN T his chapter is about the relationship between needs and rights, and what that means for social work practice. Social workers can be regarded as professional need definers. They are constantly in the process of identifying, and then trying to meet, human needs, as described back in by Charlotte Towle (Towle ).Cited by: 3.

Download Human Rights Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from. - Page 2. “Labour rights are human rights, and the ability to exercise these rights in the workplace is prerequisite for workers to enjoy a broad range of other rights, whether economic, social, cultural, political or otherwise.” Some of the worst violations happen among informal, migrant and women workers in global supply chains.

human trafficking published by Amnesty International, the Free the Slaves Campaign, The Garment Worker Center, Verite, the Global Nomads Group, The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, the Not for Sale campaign, Florida State University, from news stories published by ABC and NBC news, and from the book Underground.

This book is an overview of human rights ideas and laws for social workers that stresses the importance of human rights in all types of social work policy and practice. The volume first traces the history and development of human rights from the passage of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights in and subsequent international documents.

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights participates in the 1 Secretary-General™s Programme for Reform UNDoc. A/51/ 14 July (paragraphs 78 ) Human rights are integral to the promotion of peace and security, economic prosperity, and social equity.

For its entire life as a worldFile Size: KB. Get this from a library. Workers' rights. [Katherine Prior] -- Focuses on this one area of human rights, and considers how employee rights have been established, and how they work, or are overlooked, in societies around the world. Social Work and Human Rights has become a standard text highlighting the role of social work in protecting the rights of vulnerable populations.

Through rigorous analysis, classroom exercises, and a frank discussion of the implications for practice both within and outside of the United States, the volume effectively acquaints readers with the political, economic, and social dimensions of.

**These books should be easily searchable, and I’ve created a book list on at this link with all the books mentioned in this post. The Right to Equality & Peace. We are all Born Free by Amnesty International. About the basics of human dignity as elaborated in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Social Work and Human Rights: A Foundation for Policy and Practice by Elisabeth Reichert. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. To the general public, the differences between social work and related mental health professions may be ambiguous, relying only on the examples of case workers for federal and state organizations, such as divisions of child welfare.The following is a selection of relevant books and journal articles on older people and workers.

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Age UK () Care in crisis: seven building blocks for : Age UK. Ardill, N. () 'Human rights and older clients', Elder Law Journal, 1, 1: Workers in Oman, and migrant workers in particular, are facing more and more problems of various kinds due to shortcomings in the country’s labour laws.

The Omani Centre for Human Rights has contacted a number of workers who have suffered unfair dismissal and other infringements of their rights to find out more about some of [ ].