Should Labor Defend Worker Rights as Human Rights? A Debate
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Youngdahl, Jay; Compa, Lance A.
The authors debate the relative merits and drawbacks of defining the labor movement under the umbrella of human rights, and the virtues of the rights of the individual versus the solidarity of the community.
labor rights; labor standards; International Labor Organization; ILO; human rights; wages
Required Publisher Statement: Copyright by the Joseph S. Murphy Institute, CUNY. This debate appears in New Labor Forum’s Winter 2009 issue. To subscribe to New Labor Forum, please visit www.newlaborforum.org.