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International and European Protection of the Right to Strike: A Comparative Study of Standards Set by the International Labour Organization, the Council of Europe and the European Union

Tonia Novitz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298540
eISBN:
9780191685484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298540.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In a time of controversy over the relevance and utility of industrial action, this book outlines the case for protection of a right to strike. It argues that such a right can be viewed as civil, ... More


Freedom of Expression and Human Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter assesses international standards on the protection of free speech at work. It focuses on the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in implementing the European Convention on Human Rights. ... More


Port State Jurisdiction: Towards Mandatory and Comprehensive Use

Erik Jaap Molenaar

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Ports are an obvious place to verify if visiting foreign vessels are in compliance with certain types of national or international technical standards, or if they have engaged in certain illegal ... More


Scepticism under Scrutiny: Labour Law and Human Rights

Sandra Fredman

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Labour lawyers in the United Kingdom have been understandably sceptical of the role of the judiciary in the field of labour law. This chapter asks whether it is possible to construct rights so as to ... More


Child slavery today

Joost Kooijmans and Hans van de Glind

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the quantitative dimensions of child slavery. It reviews the scope of childhood slavery as encompassing forced labour, child trafficking (for forced labour or sexual ... More


A Long-Term Vision: Scaling up Experiments and Overcoming Orchestration Deficits to Reduce Informality

Shelley Marshall

in Living Wage: Regulatory Solutions to Informal and Precarious Work in Global Supply Chains

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830351
eISBN:
9780191868610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830351.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter canvasses a long-term vision for improving the lives of poor and precarious workers who work in informal conditions. It proposes a bold, transnational initiative that aims to promote a ... More


Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More


The role of the arts in resisting recruitment as child soldiers and ‘wives’: experience from Uganda and Nepal

Bill Brookeman and Katherine Darton

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at an innovative programme of work in relation to a peculiarly modern form of child slavery: child soldiers. It introduces the international laws on child labour and child ... More


Strike Ballots, Democracy, and Law

Breen Creighton, Catrina Denvir, Richard Johnstone, Shae McCrystal, and Alice Orchiston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198869894
eISBN:
9780191912764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869894.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The purpose of the research upon which this book is based was empirically to investigate whether the ballot requirements in the Fair Work Act do indeed impose a significant obstacle to the taking of ... More


The Right to Strike and Pre-Strike Ballot Requirements in International Law

Breen Creighton, Catrina Denvir, Richard Johnstone, Shae McCrystal, and Alice Orchiston

in Strike Ballots, Democracy, and Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198869894
eISBN:
9780191912764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869894.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The book is underpinned by the assumption that the right to strike to promote or to protect the individual’s economic and social interests is a universally recognized human right, either standing on ... More


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