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The protection of work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers in the Netherlands

van der Helm, Inge (2016) JAMM04 20161
Department of Law
Abstract
The aim of this thesis is to describe the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers with regard to the right to have access to employment, the right to work under safe and fair conditions and the right to have access to social security in the Netherlands. One of the purposes of this thesis is furthermore to bring clarity and awareness to the fact that asylum seekers and refugees have in many cases the same workers’ rights as migrant workers under international human rights law. Another purpose of this thesis is to offer a comparative perspective of the work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers and to clarify what obligations the Dutch Government has under international law. This thesis will then... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to describe the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers with regard to the right to have access to employment, the right to work under safe and fair conditions and the right to have access to social security in the Netherlands. One of the purposes of this thesis is furthermore to bring clarity and awareness to the fact that asylum seekers and refugees have in many cases the same workers’ rights as migrant workers under international human rights law. Another purpose of this thesis is to offer a comparative perspective of the work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers and to clarify what obligations the Dutch Government has under international law. This thesis will then examine and draw conclusions on whether the Netherlands complies with international standards and international obligations dealing with work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers. (Less)
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author
van der Helm, Inge
supervisor
organization
course
JAMM04 20161
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Human Rights, Refugee rights, Asylum, Refugee Law, International law, migrant workers, labour rights, social security, right to safety and health, fair wage, discrimination, ILO
language
English
id
8893427
date added to LUP
2016-10-17 17:05:40
date last changed
2017-01-03 15:21:09
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to describe the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers with regard to the right to have access to employment, the right to work under safe and fair conditions and the right to have access to social security in the Netherlands. One of the purposes of this thesis is furthermore to bring clarity and awareness to the fact that asylum seekers and refugees have in many cases the same workers’ rights as migrant workers under international human rights law. Another purpose of this thesis is to offer a comparative perspective of the work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers and to clarify what obligations the Dutch Government has under international law. This thesis will then examine and draw conclusions on whether the Netherlands complies with international standards and international obligations dealing with work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers.},
  author       = {van der Helm, Inge},
  keyword      = {Human Rights,Refugee rights,Asylum,Refugee Law,International law,migrant workers,labour rights,social security,right to safety and health,fair wage,discrimination,ILO},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The protection of work-related human rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers in the Netherlands},
  year         = {2016},
}