in Austria and world-wide

Human rights continue to be disregarded in business worldwide - with immense consequences on all continents and the corresponding flight movements. In Austria in recent years, the generation of interns, i.e. young people with the best academic training, has had to experience exploitation. The effects are very far-reaching in sectors such as PR agencies and journalism, because wage dumping is increasingly causing both younger and older workers to fall out of the system. In Europe, too, we are therefore once again being called upon by society as a whole to demand our rights as workers together.

WERTEMANUFAKTUR – Corona Kampagne  (© 2020 Wertemanufaktur)

The violation of basic labour standards and human rights in developing and emerging countries by transnational corporations has become an important topic in the human rights debate in recent years. The fundamental problem lies in the fact that many industrialized countries in which transnational corporations are based, while generally recognizing their legal responsibility for the observance of human rights, repeatedly point out the impossibility of enforcing human rights: Whether it is to enforce the activities of "their" corporations outside their own national territory or to monitor the entire supply chain. Read more about this at Arbeiterkammer Österreich or the same as EU guide for small and medium-sized enterprises on human rights downloaden.


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