The objective was to deliver training on socially responsible labour practice for labour inspectors in line with International labour standards, the MNE Declaration and the corporate social responsibility (CSR) / responsible business conduct (RBC) policy frameworks. This training aimed to raise labour inspectors’ awareness on CSR/RBC as well as global supply chains; strengthen labour inspectors’ understanding of key national labour laws and newly-released laws and regulations, standardization of strict enforcement; enhance their labour inspection enforcement level and credibility.
The training sessions focused on:
- International labour standards and CSR in global supply chains, how to promote responsible supply chains
- Wages and payments - Regulation on guaranteeing wages for migrant workers
- Labour contract law and labour inspection enforcement
- Standardization of the labour and social security inspection enforcement
- The status, challenges and recommendations on labour-related CSR in China's electronic and textile supply chains
As a part of the EU-ILO-OECD Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme, the training has laid down a good knowledge foundation for labour inspectors to understand internationally recognized responsible labour practices in supply chains and will strengthen their strategic opportunities and challenges to comply.