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Global March Against Child Labor Arrives in the United States

05/01/1998

The Global March Against Child Labor arrives today in the United States. Two days of events in the Los Angeles area will launch the U.S. leg of the Global March. Former child laborers from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States, along with children's rights advocates, will then travel across the country to Washington, D.C., participating along the way in local events demanding education, not exploitation, for children.

ILRF Files Trade Complaint Seeking Import Ban on Carpets Made with Child Labor

11/05/1997

The International Labor Rights Fund (ILRF) applauds Senator Tom Harkin and Representative Bernie Sanders for their determined effort to end the exploitive use of child labor in the global economy. Senator Harkin's leadership on the issue has resulted in the Congressionally-mandated research studies on child labor conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor, which provide in great detail the harsh realities of the present global economy.

Clinton's Fast-Track Proposal Sells Out Labor and Environment

ILRF
09/17/1997

Pharis Harvey

After months of delay, the Clinton Administration announced yesterday a trade legislation package that constitutes a thumb in the eye to the Democratic party, the working people and the environmental interests of the United States. The proposed Fast Track bill would give the administration broad powers to negotiate trade agreements that lower trade barriers, protect U.S. investment overseas, and provide "strong protection" for intellectual property rights. Workers and the environment rated nothing more than an insult.

Stitching Footballs: Voices of Children in Sailkot, Pakistan

Save the Children, UK
04/30/1997

This report details a situation analysis of children working in football stitching around Sialkot, Pakistan. The analysis (1) examined the reasons that children work and the probable impact of eradicating children's involvement and phasing out home-based production and (2) determined a baseline for monitoring changes in children's and families' well-being as a result of a social protection program. Section 1 of the report describes the program developed to phase out children's involvement in football stitching and the study's goals.

让劳动合同双方的权利和义务更加明确 -西北政法大学教授谢德成谈 《中华人民共和国劳动合同法实施条例》

陕西日报

9月18日,《中华人民共和国劳动合同法实施条例》正式公布施行

。和现行的引起广泛关注的《劳动合同法》相比,该实施条例有哪些

特点,如何正确理解和解读?9月19日,记者专程走访了西北政法大学

教授、劳动法与社会保障法研究中心主任、我省劳动法律知名专家谢

德成。

“《劳动合同法》颁布后,许多条款只是在法律上做了一般性、

甚至是非常抽象的规定,因此,对于某些规定的认识分歧很大,有必

要出台一个实施细则。”一见面,谢德成就开门见山地说。

谢德成表示,《条例》是对《劳动合同法》的扩充、细化。主要

体现在十个方面。

一是对用人单位的主体范围进一步做了扩充。相比于《劳动合同

法》规定的企业、个体经济组织、民办非企业单位、国家机关、事业

单位、社会团体外,又增加了会计师事务所、律师事务所等合伙组织

和基金会。

二是明确了依法取得营业执照或者登记证书的用人单位分支机构

可以和劳动者签订劳动合同。

三是对劳动者不签劳动合同做了规定。《条例》第五条规定,自

用工之日起一个月内,经用人单位书面通知后,劳动者不与用人单位

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