The Asia-Pacific region and worker rights: introduction

Leggett, Chris (1997) The Asia-Pacific region and worker rights: introduction. In: Costa, Michael, and Hearn, Mark, (eds.) Reforming Australia's Unions: Insights from Southland Magazine. Lloyd Ross Forum . Federation Press, pp. 136-144.

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[Extract] Attempts to persuade Asia-Pacific governments to acknowledge the universality of human rights (including trade union rights) and to improve working conditions - by the United States Government through its review of its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), the American Federation of Labour-Confederation of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and agencies such as Human Rights Watch/Asia -- have been met with mixed reponses.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Non-Research)
ISBN: 978-1-86287-248-6
Keywords: Asia-Pacific Labour Standards Workers' Rights NICs
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2012 04:39
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