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Author Wickramasekara, Piyasiri.

Title Rights of Migrant Workers in Asia : Any Light at the End of the Tunnel?.

Published : International Labour Office, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (79 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Series International Migration Papers 75.
International Migration Papers 75.
Contents Cover -- Table of contents -- Foreword -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Key features of Asian labour migration and migrant rights -- 3. Migrant worker rights in practice -- 4. International instruments for protection of migrant workers and their human rights -- 5. Commitments made at global summits and conferences -- 6. Prospects for regional cooperation -- 7. Rights of migrant workers: convergence and divergence and the way forward -- References -- Annex I -- Annex II -- Annex III -- International migration papers.
Summary Sketches Asian migrants' rights in the areas of employment, mobility, retention of identity documents, equal treatment and wages, non-payment or delayed payment of wages, freedom of association, etc. Reviews international instruments, including ILO Conventions and the United Nations International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of all Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, and various actions intended to improve the situation of migrants.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Foreign workers -- Asia Asia -- Economic conditions.
Foreign workers, Asian -- Economic conditions.
Household employees -- Asia -- Economic conditions.
Household employees -- Asia -- Social conditions.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789221176121 (electronic bk.)