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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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ISBN13: 9789041117205
ISBN: 9041117202
Published: December 0002
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Format: Paperback
Price: £116.00



Inevitably, numerous international regulations and conventions pertaining to labour and social security have followed in the wake of the onrush of economic globalization, greatly augmenting the considerable legal regime developed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations (UN) during the mid and late twentieth century.;This book presents as complete and up-to-date a codification as possible of international labour and social security law, with texts of the most important documents and direct reference to print and online sources of all relevant conventions, regulations, recommendations, agreements, declarations and guidelines.;The codification encompasses all pertinent promulgations of the UN, the ILO, the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA), and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).;Among the texts reprinted in full are the following: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UN); International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (UN); International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (UN); International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (UN); Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (UN); Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN); Constitution of the ILO; ILO Conventions covering such issues as forced labour, employment of children, maternity, protection against unemployment, freedom of association and protection of the right to organise and to bargain collectively, vocational guidance and training, and employment of indigenous peoples; ILO Conventions protecting workers against such workplace hazards as ionising radiation, carcinogenic substances and agents, air pollution, noise and vibration; Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises (ILO); Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (ILO); North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation; and OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

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Contents:
Prologue. Notes on Contributors. Part I: The United Nations. Charter of the United Nations, 1945 (excerpts). Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948. Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, 1956. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 1966. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966. International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights, 1966. Convention on the Discrimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, 1979. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989. The Global Compact, 2000. Part II: The International Labour Organisation. Constitution of the ILO. Conventions. Recommendations. Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises, 2000. Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, 1998. Part III: The North American Free Trade Association. The North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation, 1994. Part IV: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, 2000. Index.