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Merchants of Labour by Christiane Kuptsch

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Published by International Labor Office .
Written in English


  • Labor,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12949397M
ISBN 109290147806
ISBN 109789290147800

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Merchants of Labor Recruiters and International Labor Migration Philip Martin. A pioneering analysis of recruiters in low-skilled labor markets explaining the prominent role of intermediaries; Analyses migration cost data from over 3, workers to show major determinants of worker costs; Lays out incentives to induce better recruiter behavior. ‘Merchants of Labour: Policy Dialogue on the Agents of Inter-national Labour Migration’ held on 28 and 29 April ‘Merchants of labour’ are public and private agents who move workers over national borders. Their practices as well as the implications for migrants are among the most under researched topics in migration by: pt. I. 'Merchants' of various types: yesterday and today --Regulating private recruiters: the core issues / Philip Martin --Recruitment bureaux and money transfer agencies: similarities and differences / Bernd Balkenhol --'Merchants of labour' in three centuries: lessons from history for reforming 21st century exploitation of migrant labour. Misery Merchants, my book about a private prison in Bloemfontein, South Africa, was published in February in South Africa by Jacana book details a 7-year investigation into Mangaung prison, a maximum-security correctional facility run by British/Danish multinational security provider G4S.

Get this from a library! Merchants of labour. [Christiane Kuptsch; International Labour Office.; International Institute for Labour Studies.;] -- More workers are crossing national borders to look for jobs than ever before. Many migrants seek overseas employment with the help of agents or intermediaries. These "merchants of labour" include. An employment record book is an official personal document recording the employment status of its owner over time. Some European countries issue such documents, others did earlier. The first employment record books are said to have been issued in German Reich in in the mining industry. International Institute for Labour Studies. World of Work report Middle income groups. In the majority of advanced economies, the size of the middle-income group has been shrinking in the last decades, see Chapter 2, World of Work Report The agents who recruit and deploy migrant workers are at the heart of the evolving migration infrastructure, i.e. the network of business and personal ties that is creating a global labour market. This book highlights best practices in the activities and regulation of these merchants of labour as well as innovative strategies to protect migrant.

() And the merchants of the earthBetter, The merchants of the earth weep and mourn (not "shall weep;" the vividness of the description is intensified by the use of the present tense) over her; because their cargo no one buyeth any longer--the cargo of gold, & list of the cargoes and merchandise is not without arrangement. The various goods are placed in groups. Commerce meets conquest in this swashbuckling story of the six merchant-adventurers who built the modern world It was an era when monopoly trading companies were the unofficial agents of European expansion, controlling vast numbers of people and huge tracts of land, and taking on governmental and military functions/5(41).   The book puts ‘merchants of labour’ in the wider con-text of changing employment relationships in globalized labour markets. The country and regional case studies offering good practice examples should provide food for thought and might inspire emulation.   As Wu points out, the attention merchants of Silicon Valley earn billions of dollars a year from our data. By posting, searching and liking, we perform the free labour that powers one of the most Author: Ben Tarnoff.