Labour Standards

Labour Standards - Committee World Trade Organization...

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Committee : World Trade Organization Country : South Africa Delegate : Joshua Wexler School : The Adelson School General While South Africa is still recovering from forty-five years of government enforced, legal racial segregation, South Africa is still leading the way in enforcing fair core labor standards. South Africa is one of only four African countries ranked as an upper-middle income economy. The South African rand is the most actively traded emerging Markey current in the world, and was the best performing currency against the United States dollar between 2002 and 2005. While this advanced economic development has been localized around four areas, the rest of the country is beginning to see rapid growth as well. South Africa economy relies heavily upon its mining and agriculture exports, however the manufacturing and service sectors employ the majority of South Africans. There is a large disparity in employment along racial lines as South Africa is still recovering form its era of apartheid, but the gap is rapidly closing, as South Africa becomes a larger player in the global economy. Topic 1: Labour Standards in the Global Economy South Africa maintains that core labor standards are the legitimate aspirations of workers and are essential for any country that wants to become a force in the global economy. The bulk of world
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Coakley during the Spring '11 term at Arizona.

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