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The Resource Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements

Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements

Label
Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements
Title
Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly half of trade agreements concluded in the past five years included either a labour chapter or labour provision that makes reference to international labour standards and ILO instruments. But challenges remain, particularly with respect to sustainability of impacts, coherence, and cooperative efforts. This report, part of the Studies on Growth with Equity series, gives a full examination of the scope and effectiveness of these labour provisions
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
331.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD7795
LC item number
.A874 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
International Labour Office
Series statement
Studies in Growth with Equity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labor policy
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Labor policy
Label
Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements
Instantiates
Publication
Note
EU trade agreements obligate parties to involve stakeholders and establish transnational mechanisms
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • ReferencesChapter 2. Linking labour provisions and working conditions; Key findings ; Introduction; A. The links between trade and labour: An overview of the evidence; Employment creation ; Quality of jobs; B. Assessing the impact of labour provisions; C. Assessment of labour provisions: Cross-country macro-impacts?; Labour provisions, ratifications of ILO Conventions and labour market outcomes; Labour provisions and trade; D. Lessons from country case studies; CAFTA-DR: Addressing the gap between law and enforcement
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Foreword; Table of contents; List of abbreviations; Executive summary; Introduction; References; Chapter 1. Evolution of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements; Key findings; Introduction; A. Labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements: An overview of trends; Labour provision trends in trade agreements; Labour provisions trends in unilateral trade arrangements; Labour provisions trends in international investment arrangements; B. Evolution of labour provisions in EU and US unilateral trade arrangements
  • The United States: "Internationally recognized worker rights"The EU: Linking labour requirements to the fundamental ILO Conventions; C. Trade agreements; Design of labour provisions: Different generations of trade agreements; EU: Sustainable development ; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; The United States: Effective enforcement of domestic laws; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; Canada: Progressive extension of labour rights protection; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; Chile: Country-based approaches; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; D. Conclusions
  • Pre-ratification changes to improve law enforcement, with respect to discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargainingDevelopment and application from implementation mechanisms of the agreement; Challenges in achieving broad-based improvements; Cambodia: Monitoring at the firm level; Bangladesh: Unilateral trade arrangements, benefits suspension and capacity-building; Policy levers of unilateral trade arrangements in Bangladesh; Working conditions' evolution between 1999 and 2010; E. Conclusion; Appendix I. Ratification of ILO Conventions
  • Appendix II. The relation of labour provisions with labour market indicatorsAppendix III. The trade impact of labour provisions; Estimation methodology; References; Chapter 3. Effective stakeholder involvement in the negotiation and implementation of trade agreements; Key findings; Introduction; A. Assessing the institutional mechanisms for stakeholder involvement ; Institutional mechanisms; Permanent stakeholder committees dominate the US approach; The EU makes use of agreement-specific advisory committees; Involving broader segments of civil society
Control code
958385364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789221303763
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958385364
Label
Assessment of Labour Provisions in Trade and Investment Arrangements
Publication
Note
EU trade agreements obligate parties to involve stakeholders and establish transnational mechanisms
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • ReferencesChapter 2. Linking labour provisions and working conditions; Key findings ; Introduction; A. The links between trade and labour: An overview of the evidence; Employment creation ; Quality of jobs; B. Assessing the impact of labour provisions; C. Assessment of labour provisions: Cross-country macro-impacts?; Labour provisions, ratifications of ILO Conventions and labour market outcomes; Labour provisions and trade; D. Lessons from country case studies; CAFTA-DR: Addressing the gap between law and enforcement
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Foreword; Table of contents; List of abbreviations; Executive summary; Introduction; References; Chapter 1. Evolution of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements; Key findings; Introduction; A. Labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements: An overview of trends; Labour provision trends in trade agreements; Labour provisions trends in unilateral trade arrangements; Labour provisions trends in international investment arrangements; B. Evolution of labour provisions in EU and US unilateral trade arrangements
  • The United States: "Internationally recognized worker rights"The EU: Linking labour requirements to the fundamental ILO Conventions; C. Trade agreements; Design of labour provisions: Different generations of trade agreements; EU: Sustainable development ; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; The United States: Effective enforcement of domestic laws; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; Canada: Progressive extension of labour rights protection; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; Chile: Country-based approaches; Obligations; Dispute settlement mechanism; D. Conclusions
  • Pre-ratification changes to improve law enforcement, with respect to discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargainingDevelopment and application from implementation mechanisms of the agreement; Challenges in achieving broad-based improvements; Cambodia: Monitoring at the firm level; Bangladesh: Unilateral trade arrangements, benefits suspension and capacity-building; Policy levers of unilateral trade arrangements in Bangladesh; Working conditions' evolution between 1999 and 2010; E. Conclusion; Appendix I. Ratification of ILO Conventions
  • Appendix II. The relation of labour provisions with labour market indicatorsAppendix III. The trade impact of labour provisions; Estimation methodology; References; Chapter 3. Effective stakeholder involvement in the negotiation and implementation of trade agreements; Key findings; Introduction; A. Assessing the institutional mechanisms for stakeholder involvement ; Institutional mechanisms; Permanent stakeholder committees dominate the US approach; The EU makes use of agreement-specific advisory committees; Involving broader segments of civil society
Control code
958385364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789221303763
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958385364

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