Who’s got the Universal Code?

MSN Codes Memo #23, April 2008, 20 p., pdf

, by Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)

Who’s got the Universal Code? examines attempts by multi-stakeholder initiatives and industry associations to develop and promote a “universal” code of conduct that would be applicable to one or more sectors in the globalized economy. Maquila Solidarity Network also compares and contrasts key provisions on minimum labour standards in these competing “universal codes” and identifies critical issues that are blocking agreement on a common code.
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