Read e-book online ABC of Women Workers Rights’ and Gender Equality PDF

By ILO International Labour Office

ISBN-10: 9221196224

ISBN-13: 9789221196228

In an effort to advertise equality among men and women on the earth of labor, overseas exertions criteria and nationwide laws were followed on quite a lot of similar matters. even though, employees are usually blind to their rights derived from those criteria —a undeniable fact that has been more and more pointed out as a big problem to their powerful use. This revised and improved variation specializes in states' or employers' duties and employees' rights, relating to gender equality on the earth of labor. The booklet accommodates vital info appropriate to ladies employees on issues together with sexual harassment, ladies in improvement, and the glass ceiling. different significant advancements for either male and female employees are incorporated less than gender mainstreaming and different gender matters, basic ideas and rights at paintings, globalization, export processing zones, part-time paintings, and staff with relations duties. With an easy-to-follow structure, this advisor is a necessary device for elevating knowledge and criminal literacy on severe paintings and gender equality matters.

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Recommendation No. 12-14) provides that in accordance with national policy and practice, vocational training facilities and, where possible, paid educational leave arrangements should be made available to enable workers with family responsibilities to re-enter employment. Other recommended facilities for such workers include vocational guidance, counselling, information and placement services staffed by suitably trained personnel and capable of responding adequately to the special needs of workers with family responsibilities.

Some indirect effects appear to be related to stress. Recent World Health Organization (WHO) research has found that non-ionizing radiation is not linked to increased risks for people working at computer screens, and that low-emission computer screens are not linked to increased risk of miscarriage (Paul, 2004, pp. 30, 41). However, several governments, employers and trade unions have adopted a cautious approach to the issue by developing agreements on transfers away from computer work during pregnancy.

Trade unions alone, or the social partners jointly with government, may take initiatives to encourage the inclusion of gender 40 C equality issues in social and employment agendas. The ILO can provide information and training to help make collective bargaining more responsive to gender issues. Men also need certain types of protection with regard to their role in social reproduction. g. parental leave, flexible working hours and greater access to part-time work). C. 98: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining, 1949 C.

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