Essays about: "Workers Rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 essays containing the words Workers Rights.

  1. 1. Se Eye Woba Anka ‘if he or she were your child’  : A study of NGO workers experiences of combating child trafficking in Ghana

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati

    Author : Louise Viklund Österlind; [2022]
    Keywords : Ghana; human trafficking; children s rights; childism; prejudice; human rights;

    Abstract : Trafficking in children is widespread abuse of children that happens in Ghana. The concept of human rights has not yet fully found its way into societal structures and beliefs, and that creates problems when we want to ensure the protection of children from violations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond vulnerabilities: Exploring the coping mechanisms of children as family heads in child-headed households in Kampala district Uganda.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Lambert Buzaare; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : coping mechanisms; child-headed households; strengths and abilities;

    Abstract : Uganda is a signatory of both local and international child protection protocols and has further shown its great commitment to child welfare through various agencies put up to implement child welfare-related issues. Yet with all this, children in Uganda continue to be abused and their rights violated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges within Scaling: Tradeoffs and Tensions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jasmine Afshari; [2021-07-01]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Corporate Social; Responsibility; Capacity Building; Scaling; Collaboration; ; Value Creation; Business Model; Business Model Innovation;

    Abstract : Clothing brands implementation of supply chain sustainability in regards to controlling the labor rights of suppliers has long taken the form of auditing, compliance and monitoring. However, critics argue that these methods are not designed to protect labor rights and improve working conditions, but rather to prevent damage to brands reputations, as well as limit their legal responsibility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Embracing Transformative Technology to End Worker Exploitation : How Individual Resistance to Change Management Can Explain the Limited Adoption of Worker Monitoring Tools in Multinational Organizations.

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Alek Kahn; Yiping Jiang; Måns Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : forced labor; technology; social sustainability; CSR; monitoring tools; digital monitoring; resistance to change; technology change;

    Abstract : Background: The unethical treatment of factory workers is widespread, especially in developing countries. There is no international legal body with the jurisdiction to uphold universal labor rights. Hence, the responsibility to ensure worker well-being falls upon the multinational organizations that operate the supply chain. READ MORE

  5. 5. RAISING A NEW COLLECTIVE VOICE THROUGH GREENFIELD UNION ORGANISING : The mobilisation and unionisation of workers and the establishment of a collective agreement at Foodora in Sweden

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för hälsa, vård och välfärd

    Author : Sophie Banasiak; [2021]
    Keywords : workforce fragmentation; food-delivery platforms; greenfield organising; unions; collective agreement; agency; structures; interactions; resources mobilisation; learning; strategy; institutional change; fragmentation du travail; plateformes de livraison de repas; implantation syndicale; syndicats; accord collectif; agence; structures; interactions; mobilisation des ressources; apprentissage; stratégie; changement institutionnel; fragmentering av arbetsstyrka; matleveransplattformar; greenfield-organisering; fackföreningar; kollektivavtal; mänskligt agentskap; strukturer; interaktioner; mobilisering av resurser; lärande; strategiskt handlande; institutionell förändring;

    Abstract : Following an actor-centred approach to institutional change, the aim of the study was to explore the process of ‘greenfield organising’ through which unions and collective bargaining structures are established in workplaces where there are none initially. A qualitative theory-oriented single case study, using some principles of the grounded theory, analysed the organising process and negotiations at Foodora in Sweden that resulted in a collective agreement. READ MORE