Publications on fair recruitment

Publications on Fair recruitment

  1. Global labour recruitment in a supply chain context

    24 June 2015

    This working paper discusses regulatory models and other measures available to stop abusive recruitment practices. It seeks to explain why the labour recruitment market operates as it does, and to propose responses that combat those market forces which create an environment conducive to abuse and fraud.

  2. Causes of and potential redress for high recruitment and migration costs in Bangladesh

    31 August 2014

    Study on Bangladesh's efforts to make international recruitment cost effective, transparent, and consistent by bringing into force a variety of measures.

  3. Private employment agencies and labour dispatch in China

    12 June 2014

    This paper, written by LIU Genghua, discusses the development of private employment agencies in China, highlighting some of the main issues of concern to the agency industry.

  4. Recruitment practices of employment agencies recruiting migrant workers

    18 May 2014

    A review aimed at improving recruitment regulations and drafting recruitment guidelines.

  5. Law and practice of private employment agency work in South Africa

    03 December 2013

    This paper, written by Paul Benjamin, presents the findings of a study on laws, regulations and practice relating to the work of employment agencies in South Africa, covering the “labour broking” industry and the recruitment and placement of individuals in permanent or temporary employment.

  6. Private employment agencies in South Africa

    03 December 2013

    Presents findings about the work of private employment agencies in South Africa, focusing on empirical and statistical aspects. Covers temporary agency work and recruitment and placement of individuals in permanent or temporary jobs. It highlights data shortcomings and suggests improvements.

  7. Private employment agencies in the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden

    03 December 2013

    This paper, written by Gijsbert van Liemt, discusses the development of private employment agencies in the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden, focusing on the period from the mid-1990s to 2013, highlighting some of the main issues of concern to the agency industry.

  8. Code of Ethical Conduct for Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies/ Licensees

    30 November 2013

    This Code of Ethical Conduct (CoEC) was prepared by a Sub-Committee appointed by the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare (MFEPW) with a view to regulate the industry.

  9. Tricked and Trapped: Human Trafficking in the Middle East

    09 April 2013

    This study sheds light on the situation of trafficked adult workers in the Middle East, both women and men. It analyses the complex processes by which vulnerable migrant workers are tricked and trapped into forced labour in various types of work in the region, and the constraints that prevent them from leaving.

  10. Private employment agencies in Morocco

    09 February 2012

    Research paper on private employment agencies and temporary agency work in a country having ratified the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181), prepared for an ILO meeting on Private employment agencies in private services sectors, 18–19 October 2011.