Videos on Fair Recruitment

  1. Recruitment of Guatemalan migrant workers

    14 October 2020

    This video highlights the context and trends of labour migration in the Guatemala to Mexico corridor, with a focus on preventing and reducing unscrupulous practices during recruitment.

  2. Moving to safe and fair recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    The video features the recruitment business practices of an overseas employment agency in Pakistan, determined to promote fairness and respect for migrant worker rights.

  3. Protecting the rights of migrant workers by improving their access to accurate information on safe and regular migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the provision of information and referral services on fair recruitment to prospective/returned migrant workers in Pakistan, implemented by the Pakistan Workers Federation’s leaders.

  4. Access to accurate information: Empowering the migrant worker to make a choice about labour migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the positive behaviour change at community level, attributed to awareness raising and extension of referral services extended by the representatives of trade unions, trained under the ILO-REFRAME project. It is aligned with national efforts to enhance Pakistani migrant workers’ access to trustworthy information on fair recruitment and to protect them against abusive practices.

  5. Information is power: Empowering the disempowered through community engagement

    23 September 2020

    This video, presents the voices of communities and validates the value of engaging local community change-makers to disseminate information on safe and regular migration at the grassroots level.

  6. Educating communities to reduce abusive recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    This video features the REFRAME project interventions to educate communities on safe and regular labour migration through trained community change-makers

  7. Virtual launch: Reporting on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment - An ILO Toolkit for Journalists

    12 August 2020

  8. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for journalist - Playlist of Testimonies

    30 July 2020

  9. Definition of recruitment fees and related costs

    06 May 2020

    This video outlines the definition of recruitment fees and related costs, adopted by a Tripartite Meeting of Experts, held in Geneva in November 2018. The definition recognizes the principle that workers shall not be charged directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, any fees or related costs for their recruitment. This comprehensive definition is guided by international labour standards and should be read together with the General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment.

  10. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Trade Unions

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that can be helpful specifically to trade unions in the recruitment process.

  11. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Enterprises

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that address enterprise responsibilities in the recruitment process.

  12. Guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour – Governments

    19 April 2018

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. This video shows guidelines that can be helpful specifically to governments in the recruitment process.

  13. A guide to fair recruitment of migrant labour (long version)

    18 December 2017

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organisations, national legislatures and the social partners to promote and ensure fair recruitment.

  14. A guide to fair recruitment of migrant labour (short version)

    18 December 2017

    To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organizations, national legislatures and the social partners to promote and ensure fair recruitment.

  15. Making Fair Recruitment a Reality!

    11 September 2017

    This video chronicles the ILO’s effort to establish a corridor to recruit fairly workers from Nepal to Jordan to work in the ready-made garment sector. It highlights the power of the various actors in a supply chain to make positive change when they work together to achieve a common objective that benefits each of them.

  16. Fair Recruitment Matters

    21 September 2015

    This video captures an array of views on fair recruitment from government officials, representative employers’ and workers’ organizations and other key partners involved in ILO's Fair Recruitment Initiative. The ILO launched this global multistakeholder initiative to help prevent human trafficking and forced labour; protect the rights of workers, including migrant workers, from abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment process; reduce the cost of labour migration and enhance development outcomes for migrant workers and their families, as well as for countries of origin and destination.

  17. It's time to ratify the newly adopted ILO Forced Labour Protocol

    17 October 2014

    The new legally-binding ILO Protocol on Forced Labour aims to strengthen global efforts towards combating forced labour, trafficking and slavery-like practices. Governments now have the opportunity to ratify the Protocol and integrate new measures at the national and regional levels to combat this crime.

  18. Lured by a job, trapped in forced labour

    10 February 2014

    In search of a job to support his family, a man accepts an offer from a recruiter and signs a contract for what looks like a good job with decent wages. Once at destination, the reality is very different.