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    Labour standards and the U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) : implications for development countries 

    Tashmai Rikshasuta (International Institute for Trade and Development, 2008)

    This part of the research focuses on the Labour Chapter of the 4 US FTAs: US-Australia, US-Chile, CAFTA (Central American Free Trade Agreement), and US-Panama. The objective is to study guidelines of the US in determining labour conditions with its trading partners, and the implication of such Labour Chapters on the ILO Core Labour Standards and to study domestic labour laws in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Thailand to examine relevance of domestic laws in each country with ILO Core Labour Standards in an attempt to determine whether: ...
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    Labour standards and trade : the case of Cambodia 

    Voravidh Charoenloet (International Institute for Trade and Development, 2008)

    Cambodia has battled through a hegemonic era with powerful nations and through its horrific and fratricidal civil war and remarkably emerged with a constitution after peace negotiations in 1991. This event marked a major turning point from a one party nation to democracy. It also transformed Cambodia’s centralised economic structure to a market economy. In 1992, Cambodia promulgated a new labour law that provided significant labour protection to its workers by incorporating international labour standards and conventions. At the same time, the ...