With 5.8 million children between the ages of five and 17 working in India, the International Labour Organization reports that the incidence of child labor is the highest among any country in South Asia. Likewise, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that throughout the Indian garment industry,
While government ministries in Egypt have historically refused to recognize any unions other than those affiliated with the state-controlled Egyptian Trade Union Federation (ETUF), after the revolution of 2011, there were signs that the situation for independent trade unions in Egypt would
In 2008, the Italian government began implementing its “job voucher” payment system to bring some regulation to the wage payments made to seasonal agricultural workers, especially in the grape- and apple-growing regions in the northeast of the country.
With many of these workers
To address the growing over-reliance on temporary labor "dispatch" workers in China, the government has taken several actions to restrict the number of dispatch workers a company may employ and to clarify the definitions of the three job categories ("temporary, auxiliary, and
Workers, unions, and others have objected to the Indonesian government's October 2015 elimination of worker and union voices from the official wage-setting process in that country. According to the