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Black Women Workers and Discrimination

Iyiola Solanke.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 11232 words.

This chapter hypothesises about the impact of migration status on the response of black women to discrimination at work. It explores the differences between local ethnic minorities, for...

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Conflicted Priorities?

Mary Crock, Sean Howe and Ron McCallum AO.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 13203 words.

This chapter focuses on Australian migration law, highlighting its role in colonial settlement, nation-building, and racist exclusion. The chapter examines particular adaptations to...

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Employer Checks of Immigration Status and Employment Law

Bernard Ryan.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 9892 words.

This chapter argues that there are unresolved tensions between employers’ duties under employment law and their obligations to check the right to work of prospective and current workers...

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Employers and Migrant Legality

Georg Menz.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 8018 words.

This chapter examines the political economy of employers’ advocacy of their ‘need’ for migrant workers, focusing on posted workers and temporary labour migration to the UK and Germany....

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Enforcement of Employment Rights by Migrant Workers in the UK

Catherine Barnard.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 11989 words.

This chapter examines the law applicable to migrant workers’ contracts, demonstrating that normally British labour law will apply to migrant workers in the UK, but not invariably so. The...

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The EU’s Internal Market and the Fragmentary Nature of EU Labour Migration

Elspeth Guild.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 11039 words.

This chapter examines how the EU creates an EU-wide labour market, but only for some, principally for those who are EU citizens, ie those who hold the nationality of the Member States. For...

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Home from Home

Sandra Fredman.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 12009 words.

This chapter examines the International Labour Organization’s Convention No 189 concerning decent work for domestic workers (2011). It notes how the position of domestic workers within the...

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Immigration and Labour Market Protectionism

Martin Ruhs.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 9022 words.

The chapter discusses the fundamental tension in high-income countries’ labour immigration policies between the objectives of expanding employers’ access to migrant workers on the one hand,...

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Links between Individual Employment Law and Collective Labour Law

Alan Bogg and Tonia Novitz.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 11223 words.

This chapter argues that both individual employment law and collective labour law in the UK systematically prevent migrant workers from organizing. It considers how the common law doctrine...

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Migrant Labour in the United States

Maria Ontiveros.

in Migrants at Work

October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Employment and Labour Law. 6116 words.

This chapter provides a broad survey of the US context, identifying the manifold ways in which migrant workers are excluded from the basic floor of US labour rights. It examines in...

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