International labour migration: a rights-based approach

Contributor(s): International Labour Office
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Geneva International Labour Office 2010Description: n.dISBN: 9789221191209Subject(s): Foreign workers | Migrant laborDDC classification: ER241 Online resources: E-book Summary: This book provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international labor migration and the ILO's efforts to protect migrant workers through a rights-based approach. It offers new insights on the factors that motivate people to seek work outside their country of origin and on the significant development effects on both origin and destination countries. Exposing the often-limited access of migrant workers to their fundamental rights at work, the book describes in detail the international norms that have evolved to protect migrant workers and ensure decent work for all. It reflects on existing and potential international governance structures, addressing the linkages between migration and development, and reviews the role of the ILO's Multilateral Framework on Labor Migration in improving policy making and international cooperation in the area of labor migration.
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This book provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international labor migration and the ILO's efforts to protect migrant workers through a rights-based approach. It offers new insights on the factors that motivate people to seek work outside their country of origin and on the significant development effects on both origin and destination countries. Exposing the often-limited access of migrant workers to their fundamental rights at work, the book describes in detail the international norms that have evolved to protect migrant workers and ensure decent work for all. It reflects on existing and potential international governance structures, addressing the linkages between migration and development, and reviews the role of the ILO's Multilateral Framework on Labor Migration in improving policy making and international cooperation in the area of labor migration.

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