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That allows you to advertise equality among men and women on the planet of labor, overseas hard work criteria and nationwide laws were followed on quite a lot of similar matters. even if, employees are frequently blind to their rights derived from those criteria —a undeniable fact that has been more and more pointed out as a massive crisis to their powerful use. This revised and improved version specializes in states' or employers' responsibilities and employees' rights, with regards to gender equality on the earth of labor. The ebook accommodates vital info appropriate to girls employees on subject matters together with sexual harassment, ladies in improvement, and the glass ceiling. different significant advancements for either male and female staff are integrated lower than gender mainstreaming and different gender concerns, primary rules and rights at paintings, globalization, export processing zones, part-time paintings, and staff with family members obligations. With an easy-to-follow layout, this consultant is a vital instrument for elevating knowledge and criminal literacy on severe paintings and gender equality concerns.

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155 and R. 164: Occupational Safety and Health, 1981 R. g. pro-rata basis for part-time work) to all employees, irrespective of their sex or other attributes. It should specifically be ensured that: • terms, benefits and conditions available to some workers in a particular classification are allocated to all workers in the same or similar classification, irrespective of sex; • eligibility for and participation in retirement and pension schemes are allocated on an equal basis; • working conditions and work stations are provided on an equitable basis; • workers irrespective of sex are protected in the case of invalidity (inability to engage in any gainful activity that is likely to be permanent or that persists after the exhaustion of sickness benefits); • workers are insured under an employment injury benefit system in case of an accident or disease resulting from employment.

182 and R. 190: Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and its Follow-up, 1998 ➜ 38 See also Commercial sexual exploitation; Forced labour; Fundamental principles and rights at work; Migrant workers; Trafficking in persons C Clandestine work Clandestine work or illegal employment can be defined as a sole or secondary gainful non-casual occupation that is carried out in violation of provisions set by legislation. In particular, it is characterized by non-compliance with labour standards and social security provisions on the part of the employer.

4 A qualifying period is a period that must be worked before a legal right becomes available to individual workers; the right to protection from unfair dismissal, for instance, is commonly subject to a year’s qualifying period. 21 ABC of women workers’ rights and gender equality C. 183 and R. 191: Maternity Protection, 2000 ➜ 22 See also Casual work; Employment relationship; Flexibility of labour; Globalization; Home work; Informal economy; Labour force; Labour market; Labour statistics; Precarious work; Remote working; Social protection; Unemployment B Benzene ➜ See Chemicals Biological risks Biological risks arise from exposure to, or handling of, toxic, infectious or allergenic biological agents and waste.

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