Unfair Advantage

Author: Lance A. Compa
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
ISBN: 9781564322517
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New York City Apparel Shops

Discounting Rights

Author: Carol Pier
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
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... be a better place to work and will be out in front not only for its financial results
but for upholding the rights of its workers. Weak US labor laws must be reformed
to remove the shortcomings that in part account for Wal-Mart's coercive anti-union
behavior and to deter other employers from emulating Wal- Mart's approach to
workers' right to organize. In our 2000 report, Unfair Advantage: Workers'
Freedom of Association in the United States Under International Human Rights
Standards ...

The Diffusion Of Social Movements

Author: Rebecca Kolins Givan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139490192
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citing document confiscation, physical punishment, and conditions tantamount to
imprisonment (Human Rights Watch 2001b). The report also pointed out the
failure of U.S. law to include domestic workers in labor and employment
legislation protecting workers' rights. In 2000, Human Rights Watch released
Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States under
International Human Rights Standards, a report that catalogued a “sustained
attack” on workers' ...

Blood Sweat And Fear

Author: Lance A. Compa
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
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Workers' Rights in U.S. Meat and Poultry Plants Lance A. Compa. violation of ...
Moreover, federal labor law reform is needed to bring the United States into
compliance with international standards on workers' freedom of association. ...
the United States under International Human Rights Standards, a Human Rights
Watch report published in 2000.4 Based on an examination of a dozen industrial
and service sectors of the U.S. economy in as many states, Unfair Advantage
documented ...

The Future Of Human Rights

Author: William F. Schulz
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812220759
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See, e.g., Human Rights Watch, Unfair Advantage: Workers'Freedom of
Association in the United States under International Human Rights Standards (
New York: Human Rights Watch, 2000). 9. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of
Labor Statistics, “Union Members Summary,”]an. 25, 2007. 10. Richard Freeman,
“Do Workers Still Want Unions? More Than Ever,” Economic Policy Institute
Briefing Paper, No. 182 (2007). 11. Oakwood Healthcare Inc., 348 National Labor
Relations Board ...

Human Rights In Labor And Employment Relations

Author: James A. Gross
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780913447987
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National Labor Relations Board, 397 U.S. 99 (1970), 108. Human Rights Watch.
2000. Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States
Under International Human Rights Standards. New York: Human Rights Watch.
Ignatieff, Michael. 2005. "Introduction: American Exceptionalism and Human
Rights." In Michael Ignatieff, ed., American Exceptionalism and Human Rights.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. 1-26. International Covenant on
Civil and ...

Monitoring International Labor Standards

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309166355
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Compa, L. (2000). Unfair advantage: Workers freedom of association in the
United States under international human rights standards. Washington, DC:
Human Rights Watch. Compa, L. (2002, July). Assessing assessments: A survey
of efforts to measure countries' compliance with freedom of association standards
. Paper prepared for the National Research Council Workshop on International
Labor Standards: Quality of Information and Measures of Progress. Washington,
DC.

Human Rights In The World Community

Author: Richard Pierre Claude
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812219487
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... you evaluate this shift? Is it a sign that the ILO system works well? The U.S.
government and employers have been particularly vocal in supporting the
nonbinding form of these same standards in the Declaration of Fundamental
Principles and Rights. Yet in a Human Rights Watch report published in 2000
under the title "Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United
States Under International Human Rights Standards" (available at http://www.hrw
.org/reports/2000/ ...

Workers Rights As Human Rights

Author: James A. Gross
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801440823
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... 253n.30; workers as neutral, 172-74, 180-81, 255n.58; workers' interests, 176-
77 Treaties, 123-25; non-self-executing, 15- 16, 121, 124, 126, 245n.22;
ratification, 221 n. 6, 222n.23; self-executing, 121, 126, 245n.22; U.S. position, 15
-16, 24- 25, 55, 76, 134-35, 225nn.7, 8, 9, 225- 26n.l3, 226nn.l5, 16, 244n.l7
Treaty of Versailles, 87 Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the
United States Under International Human Rights Standards. See Human Rights
Watch report ...

The Employee Free Choice Act

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Publisher: Human Rights Watch
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US rules governing workers' selection of union representation were not always
so slanted against workers' right to freely choose on an informed basis whether
or not to organize. For at least ten years, from roughly the mid-1930s to ... Text on
Labor Law, Unionization and Collective Bargaining, p. 176; Human Rights Watch
, Unfair Advantage: Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States under
International Human Rights Standards (New York, NY: Human Rights Watch,
2000), ...