In response to the challenges of migrant labour recruitment, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched in 2014 a global “Fair Recruitment Initiative” to: help prevent human trafficking and forced labour protect the rights of workers, incl
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Last week, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (CDM) launched a new online tool to protect the rights of migrant workers in the US-Mexico corridor. Contratados.org provides an opportunity for workers to access reviews and share experiences with specific r
Employer-Recruiter Co-Liability Now is a campaign of Migrant Workers Rights-Canada. The campaign calls for employer-recruiter co-responsibility in case of abuse, which is necessary to minimize servitude of migrant workers. See reference to the campaign on
Millions of workers become slaves through the actions of unscrupulous labor brokers who charge exorbitant recruitment fees, either do not provide contracts or change contract terms, impose unreasonable deductions from promised wages and leave workers vuln
Migrant workers pay an equivalent of two years’ salaries in fees in their home countries to unscrupulous recruiters and agencies to come work in Canada. To pay these fees, entire families go into debt. Often times, when workers arrive here, work conditi
The Gulf Labour Markets & Migration (GLMM) is an international independent, non-partisan, non-profit joint programme of a major Gulf think tank and a globally renowned academic migration centre. The programme provides data, analyses, and recommendati
From the Verité website: Whether you are a brand, supplier, government, investor, anti-slavery or labor-rights organization, social auditor, or certifier, your approach to protecting migrant workers is not complete unless it includes a focus on the path
An initiative of the International Labour Recruitment Working Group, the International Labor Recruitment Transparency Project is an interactive tool visually representing information about employers, recruitment agencies, and recruiters involved in the H-