Migrant workers

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  • Fair Hiring Toolkit
    Author and date: Verité, 2011
    "This Fair Hiring Toolkit offers tools, guidance, and approaches to support the responsible recruitment and hiring ofmigrant workers in global supply chains."

 

 

 

 

 

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