LABOUR MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT: TOWARDS A NORTH-SOUTH VISION FOR CHANGE
AbstractThis article is adapted from a presentation made at a meeting of policyexperts of the Organization of EconomicCooperation and Development, and theTrade Union Advisory Council. The presentation provided the "trade unionexpert perspective" at the seminar heldin Paris, October 17, 2007, entitled "FairLabour Migration – from vision to reality." Tracing an alternative approach tounderstanding ‘global labour supply’,the article makes links between joblessgrowth, trade and investment liberalization, and the increased use of temporarymigrant workers around the world. Thearticle concludes with proposals for abroad framework of change leading to decent work and sustainable development– in both the global North and the global South.
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