Since the start of the global crisis, unemployment figures are higher as the global economy struggles to create a sufficient number of jobs. This, alongside the changing nature of the employment relationship, poses a number of challenges. This report from the International Labour Organisation addresses those challenges.
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Jeans manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co is providing it's suppliers with financial incentives to adopt progressive labour, ethical and environmental standards. What trends in globalisation does this move reflect? Will others follow suit? The Financial Times considers.
What are the problems faced by multi-national companies in policing the working conditions of their international supply chains? Verité, the NGO which monitors international labour rights, reports.