Dr Deirdre McCann organizes Global Dialogue on Unacceptable Forms of Work in Durham and Geneva
(21 July 2015)
On 6-8th July, Dr Deirdre McCann organised a Global Dialogue at the United Nations in Geneva and the University of Durham. The Dialogue brought together policy-makers and researchers from across the world to consider how to eliminate ‘unacceptable forms of work’ (UFW)
On 6-8th July, Dr Deirdre McCann organised a Global Dialogue at the United Nations in Geneva and the University of Durham. The Dialogue brought together policy-makers and researchers from across the world to consider how to eliminate ‘unacceptable forms of work’ (UFW) (work performed in “conditions that deny fundamental principles and rights at work, put at risk the lives, health, freedom, human dignity and security of workers or keep households in conditions of extreme poverty”).
The workshops took place on Monday 6th July at the University of Durham, UK and on Wednesday 8th July at the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Among the participants were Manuela Tomei, Director of the Conditions of Work and Equality Department at the ILO, Rocio Avila of the US National Domestic Workers Alliance and Professor Gary Craig, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Durham and convenor of the UK Forced Labour Monitoring Group. Participants also took part from the European Union (EU), United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD).
The Dialogue was organised by Dr Deirdre McCann of Durham Law School, whose research focuses on the legal regulation of precarious employment.
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