December 18 is International Migrants Day. Companies in a wide variety of industry sectors must address the human rights-related risks specific to employing migrant workers. These workers are especially vulnerable to human rights abuses, including poor working conditions, discriminatory treatment, physical abuse, and forced labor.
Current guidance for companies seeking to understand and address risks to migrant workers includes the Dhaka Principles for Migration with Dignity. Launched in 2012 on International Migrants Day, and developed by the Institute for Human Rights and Business, the Dhaka Principles are built around… More