Measuring decent work

Composite indicators or performance indices are quite popular in current times for assessing the performance of various countries. The popularity owes itself to their simplicity in providing a summary picture…

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2018 elections — labour and manifestos

While many would argue that political party manifestos are merely aspirational documents with a litany of vague promises and loft rhetoric, it is also a fact that political parties seek the mandate to run the country (or a province) based on the agenda and programs they plan to launch once voted into power.

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CPEC and workers’ rights

While CPEC will definitely create employment opportunities for millions of workers, it is the State’s responsibility to make this work ‘decent’ and free of all kinds of exploitation. Foresight is…

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