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Work and Equal Opportunities

Discrimination against Migrant Workers: Trends & Challenges

Discrimination against Migrant Workers: Trends and Challenges

1. The impact of the economic crisis on the integration of migrant workers in labour markets as well as their working conditions
- Labour force participation of migrants and non-migrants
- Inequality of working conditions -- Practices, lessons, and gaps
- Recommendations

2. Contemporary manifestations and new and emerging trends of discrimination against migrant workers and inequalities in the world of work
- The extent of discrimination
- The forms of discrimination
- Comparison of forms old and new
- Discrimination and the return of migrant workers to countries of origin
- Underlying factors and processes
- Do differences between migrant workers influence their risk of discrimination?
- Practices, lessons, and gaps
- Recommendations

3. Legal developments
-- Regional differences, national differences
-- Practices, lessons, and gaps
-- Recommendations

4. Policies and measures against discrimination
- Starting points -- Measuring discrimination as a starting point of measures against discrimination
- What might be called 'good practice'?
- Models of combating discrimination and their success
- Practices, lessons, and gaps
- Recommendations

5. Next steps on the way forward
- Where international standards lag behind
- Effective listening, guidance, and support
- Practices, lessons, and gaps
- Recommendations

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Section: Work and Equal Opportunities

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Tags: inclusion, labour market, migration

Type: Research

Program: ILO Global Report on Non-Discrimination in employment and occupation

Project Status: Finished

Project Duration: 4 months

Start/End: 04/2010 - 07/2010