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The UK could have led the way on rights for domestic workers: instead it has refused to sign a new international convention that promotes fair pay, health and safety, and labour rights

Pearce, Oliver (2011) The UK could have led the way on rights for domestic workers: instead it has refused to sign a new international convention that promotes fair pay, health and safety, and labour rights. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Jun 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Coalition government today shocked campaigners and governments alike by being in a tiny minority of ILO member states to abstain in a vote to adopt an International Labour Organisation treaty on rights for domestic workers. Oliver Pearce from Christian Aid looks at what the treaty promises for the 100 million domestic workers around the world.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2011 08:14
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/37250/

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