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Labor in Latin America

by Ernest Galarza

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Published by American Council on Public Affairs in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class,
  • Labor unions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA survey by Ernesto Galarza
    ContributionsAmerican Council on Public Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26313856M
    OCLC/WorldCa3777161

    Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America. It uncovers a multitude of overlapping and sometimes conflicting iterations of Third.   Latin America Employment Law Update Highest Labor Court Clears Franchisor from Vicarious Liability for Employment Law Obligations to republish in a book .

      ALTHOUGH the problems of organized labor in Latin America must be considered as a whole, there are many important differences in the situation in the various countries. Despite the outsider's general impression of broad uniformity, the fact is that national conditions and characteristics differ more sharply as between one Latin American nation and another than they do, for instance, as Cited by: 2. That policy brought them into conflict with the established craft unions, who joined together to form the American Federation of Labor (AFL; see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) in the s under Samuel Gompers. The Knights, thereafter, declined in .

    From children working on Bolivian sugar cane plantations to child miners in Peru, child labour lingers on in many parts of the world, including Latin America. The ILO's Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, (No. ), ratified by countries, focuses on the abolition of the worst forms of child labour for children under 18 years of age. These instruments have been almost universally ratified in Latin America. .


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Shelves: read-latin-america-history Found this book extremely informative and helpful in understanding the dynamics of why labor movements emerged in the ways they did in four fairly distinct Latin American nations in the first decades of the 20th century. A bit dense, but really, really worthwhile/5.

“This book offers the best study of the evolution of labor laws in Latin America in the current era of democratic politics and neoliberal economics. Its insightful framework and voluminous information for six important countries will appeal to political scientists, sociologists, and historians.”Cited by: Labor in Latin America: Comparative Essays on Chile, Argentina, Venezuela, and Columbia Paperback – June 1, by Charles Bergquist (Author)5/5(1).

The book should be of value to all researchers and policy makers interested in child labour and human capital, not just in Latin America but anywhere in the world.' - Kaushik Basu, Chairman of the Department of Economics and C.

Marks Professor, Cornell University, USAAuthor: P. Orazem, Z. Tzannatos, Guilherme Sedlacek. Bergquist, Charles. Labor in Latin America. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, Print. In order to bridge the lack of information on child labour and to stimulate policy interventions the IREWOC Foundation (International Research on Working Children) has undertaken action-based research in the field of the worst forms of child labour in Latin : Hardcover.

About this book From children working on Bolivian sugar cane plantations to child miners in Peru, child labour lingers on in many parts of the world, including Latin America. There are various reasons as to why child labour continues to be such a tenuous social problem.

Overview of Labor & Employment Law in Latin America special compensation for damages, usually equal to the remuneration payable until the end of the term of the contract. The total length of the relationship on a fixed-term basis may not exceed five years.

The fixed-term employment contract may be subject to renewal. The book provides a comprehensive description of the existing labor institutions in Latin America, the problems they pose, and the trends in labor market reforms as well as the difficulties.

Hobart Spalding, Organized Labor in Latin America (New York, ). The best and most recent survey of Latin American labor history, Spalding's work differs fundamentally from the approach pursued in this volume. It emphasizes how changing external, interna­ tional ties affect the common experience of the labor movements of the region, as File Size: 3MB.

In recent decades, Latin American countries have sought to modernize their labor market institutions to remain competitive in the face of increasing globalization.

This book evaluates the impact of such neoliberal reforms on labor movements and workers’ rights in the region through comparative analyses of labor politics in Chile, Mexico Author: Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, Jean François Mayer. This book examines the facts concerning child labour in Latin America, how it varies over time; across countries; and in comparison to other areas of the world.

It aims to improve the understanding of root causes and consequences of persistent child labour and to contribute to the policy debate. CHILD LABOR IN LATIN AMERICA III.

CURRENT LAWS Although child labor has been a topic of concern from the beginning of the ILO itself, it was not until the beginning of the s that there was a growing concern among the ILO constituent members about child labor and its detrimental effects on children and society Therefore, in ,Cited by: 2.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A publication of Columbia University's Institute of Latin American Studies. Description: xvi, pages 22 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Galarza, Ernesto, Labor in Latin America. Washington, D.C., American council on public affairs []. Latin America is poised to be the next region to experience growth on the scale of that seen in China, but companies must understand the various countries’ complicated labor laws in order to be Author: Littler Mendelson.

Get this from a library. Organized labor in Latin America. [Robert J Alexander] -- Comprehensive account describing the legal framework and function of organized labor in social, economic and political change in countries of the South American continent.

A wide range of factors are responsible for the continuation of child labor in Latin America, experts say. What can be done to stop it. The Long Road to Eradicating Child Labor in Latin America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 14 (IPS) - Child labour has been substantially reduced in Latin America, but million children below the legal minimum age are still working and a large proportion of them work in precarious, high-risk conditions or are unpaid, which constitute new forms of slave labour.

For the International Labor Organisation (ILO) child labour includes children working. Industry-based child labor in Latin America is also a significant problem.

The conditions in industry-based labor are usually far worse than the conditions on family farms. In Honduras, up to 50 percent of total labor intensive jobs are performed by children. In maquilas, or factories, it is notFile Size: KB. The International Labor Office is the research body and publishing house of the The International Labour Organization.

The organization was founded in to promote social justice and, thereby Author: International Labor Office.Overview of Labor and Employment Law in Latin America Baker & McKenzie Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Labor and Employment Law Commons Thank you for downloading an article from [email protected]

Support .Encomienda (Spanish pronunciation: [eŋkoˈmjenda] ()) was a Spanish labor system that rewarded conquerors with the labor of particular groups of subject was first established in Spain following the Christian recovery of their territories under Muslim rule (known as the Reconquista), and it was applied on a much larger scale during the Spanish colonization of the Americas and the.