After inspecting a few more rolls, he goes back to his office where four of his colleagues are waiting. Qu is the quality manager of Huaxing Clothes Manufacturing Co. He believes it provides a good opportunity to discuss issues with production team leaders and to improve product quality and productivity. Now, the meeting means we can better prepare ourselves so many problems can be prevented. SCORE or Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises modular training helps SMEs improve productivity and working conditions by providing practical classroom sessions combined with in-factory consulting.
Case study 2 - SCORE
Business Case Studies on Forced Labour
An ILO Handbook for Employers and Business on Combating Forced Labour was published in , providing guidance on principles and definitions, assessment of compliance and action. The handbook contains a booklet on good practice case studies, largely based on country experience. The present project aims to build further on these case studies by looking in greater depth at how select companies deal with the risk of forced labour in their own operations and across their supply chains. The overarching theme is that business can and must play a central role in fighting coercive labour practices. The broader aim of the project is to showcase the effective engagement of companies both MNEs and their suppliers as they address challenges that are faced by many companies in the global economy. A main challenge for business is to distinguish between the risks of forced labour and trafficking, which constitute a penal offence in most countries, and other problems of non-compliance which would fall under labour or other sources of law. The case studies will aim to demonstrate that forced labour represents a real risk in certain industries and under certain circumstances e.
ILO Supervisory Machinery and Bodies
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These locations are target intervention areas for the Partnership for improving prospects for forcibly displaced persons PROSPECTS , spearheaded by the Government of the Netherlands, to inform the design of relevant and context-specific measures to respond to protracted displacement. This rapid assessment of the impact of COVID on labour markets in the Tigray and Somali regional states relied primarily on quantitative data collected via a phone survey conducted during the months of July and August This study provides a rapid assessment as per ILO methodologies in these six locations. It gathers evidence on the impact of COVID on local socio-economic environments, to inform the development of immediate responses, as well as post-crisis recovery strategies. The key components of this study report are:.