Precarious and Informal Work

Precarious and Informal Work


THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Sobre la edad minima para el trabajo y el trabajo forzoso

LANGUAGE: Spanish

WHAT’S INSIDE: A publication on the minimum age for work and child labour.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: La situación de los derechos humanos de las personas recicladoras en América Latina: una mirada desde estándares internacionales

LANGUAGE: Spanish

WHAT’S INSIDE: This report examines the human rights situation of waste pickers in six countries in Latin America.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Street Vendors and Public Space: Essential Insights on Key Trends and Solutions

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: An all-in-one curated e-collection featuring stories from New Delhi to New York on the everyday challenges street vendors face, with real case studies. The collection also features an interactive formula.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Building Democratic Worker Organisation and Representation in the Informal Economy: A manual in two parts

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A manual targeted towards those in the informal economy as an organising tool for the development of trade union and workers’ rights for those workers for whom they are most often denied.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Future of Work for Tea Smallholders in Sri Lanka

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: This study highlights the tea smallholders sector, identifies decent work deficits, and indicates the future of work in the tea industry.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Leaving No One Behind: Towards Sustainable Development of the Hill Country Tamil Community in Sri Lanka

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE:  A document outlining a vision for transformative social change of the Tamil Plantation Community across a range of Sustainable Development Goals in relation to issues of poverty, health and nutrition.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Organizing Informal Workers into Trade Unions. A trade union guide

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A guide which offers practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organising the informal economy into trade unions.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A report and short documentary film documenting the illegal activities of employment agencies in the Philippines and Hong Kong, and the failure to protect the rights of Filipino migrant domestic workers.

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: The Power of Informal Transport Workers

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A booklet which looks at the informal transport industry and the challenges facing workers, trade unions and organisational models

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Summary report: Case studies of collective bargaining and representative forums for street traders

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A case study to gain an understanding of participatory statutory representational systems at local government level, to develop a bargaining forum model for street vendors and other informal traders

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Rotten Fruit: Tesco Profits as Women Workers Pay a High Price

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE: A behind-the-scenes look at the conditions of marginalised women workers who labour on fruit farms in the Western Cape accredited to supply UK retail giant Tesco

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Social Solidarity Economy: Basic training module for organisations

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE? A guide for worker educators to use in training on the social solidarity economy, for street vendors, informal market vendors and hawkers

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THEME:  Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Our Rights

LANGUAGE: Indonesian

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THEME: Precarious and Informal Work

TITLE: Going for Broke: A case study of Labour Brokerage on Fruit Farms in Grabouw

LANGUAGE: English

WHAT’S INSIDE:  A focus on the high levels of labour rights violations experienced by farm workers who are contracted through labour brokers

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