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Reports Archives July 2011

July 20, 2011

Step Up: Improving Recruitment of Migrant Workers in Indonesia

This report released by BSR’s Migration Linkages initiative examines the recruitment of migrant workers from Indonesia to Malaysia, highlighting key risks and opportunities for both workers and business. The research is part of the initiatives’ focus on identifying and promoting ethical recruitment practices among business and uncovered significant variability in the recruitment process—variability that can contribute to less-than-ideal outcomes for workers. The report also articulates some of the wholesale changes required of both government and business to address these issues and improve the recruitment system in Indonesia, laying the groundwork for Migration Linkages’ guidance for business on ethical recruitment to follow later in 2011. Read more 

Download  Topics: Economic, Social & Cultural Rights, Human Rights, Supply Chain

July 18, 2011

Protecting the Rights of Garment Factory Workers: A Train-the-Trainer Resource

In this document, you will find lessons and advice from pioneering factory trainers and organizations that the Levi Strauss Foundation is honored to support, in pursuit of protecting the rights of apparel factory workers. We invite you to grapple with and test this resource—and by offering your feedback and advice, join us on this journey toward improving the lives of factory workers around the world. Read more 

Download  Topics: Civil & Political Rights, Consumer Products, Economic, Social & Cultural Rights, Supply Chain

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