Factory workers in Mexico face a unique barrier to their right to freedom of association and collective bargaining through employers' widespread use of illegitimate collective bargaining agreements (CBAs), commonly known as "protection contracts."
A protection contract is a signed CBA
Since the late 1970s, Peruvian law has authorized companies producing “non-traditional manufactured goods” to employ workers on short-term contracts to work on specific purchase orders for export.
Originally designed to stimulate investment
The civil war and humanitarian crisis in Syria has, since the middle of 2011, resulted in the mass relocation of refugees into neighboring countries like Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Turkey.
While the precise number of Syrian refugees settled in Turkey remains unclear, the United Nations
THE ISSUE: What social insurance contributions must employers in China provide for their workers?
According to China's social insurance law, which was passed on October 28, 2010, and came into effect on July 1, 2011, employers must provide contributions for their workers in the
THE ISSUE: How should companies interpret Haiti's minimum wage law when establishing payment policies for piece-rate workers in garment factories?
Haiti is one of many countries to establish a minimum wage that vaires across employment sectors, with different daily rates established for