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Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: Living Wage / Working Hours

Examines how responsible businesses, as well as suppliers and partners, can ensure a living wage for employees when the host country does not have a statutory minimum wage or when it fails to provide an adequate standard of living. It also explores the issue of working hours in the context of international standards, overtime and the pressure on some labourers to work excessive hours.

Authors

  • GE Foundation
  • Maplecroft
  • United Nations Global Compact