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ILO Standards

Visit The ILO (International Labor Organization) website. The ILO is a UN agency that promotes social justice and internationally recognized human and labor rights. Established in 1919, it is the only surviving major creation of the Treaty of Versailles. The ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work covers four areas:
1. Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining
2. The elimination of forced and compulsory labor
3. The abolition of child labor
4. The elimination of discrimination in the workplace

Research the history of international labor standards. Are labor standards feasible? What are the advantages and disadvantages of standards? Describe the ILO history and answering the questions about their standards.

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ILO was created in 1919 in the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I with the objective of accomplishing peace across the world via social justice. The focus and objective of ILO was to ensure similarity in working conditions in economies across the globe. It has contributed towards formulation of policies and standards and has worked towards promoting decent working and economic conditions for laborers across the globe.

There are numerous advantages of labor standards prescribed by ILO. First of all, it goes a long way in ensuring healthy working condition for workers across the globe, especially in developing and poor nations where workers are employed in unhealthy and harsh ...

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Discusses ILO labor standards in terms of its advantages and disadvantages.