After successfully collaborating with HP in late 2012 as they developed their HP Student and Dispatch Worker Guidance Standards for Supplier Facilities in the PRC CCR CSR facilitated HP's Supplier SER Summits in Chongqing & Shanghai in 2013. HP suppliers were invited to learn best practices and expectations for managing dispatched and student workers in cooperation with different stakeholders, such as government, NGO, and legal experts.Factories across many industries in China have increased their recruitment of student and dispatch workers to fulfill human resource needs and support i
Fri, 12/20/2013 - 18:00
Fri, 11/29/2013 - 14:05
The challenge of managing young and student workers in the supply-chain factories is an increasing concern for companies in China. In order to promote a better understanding of the existing situation, as well as highlight the potential risks faced by the students, the Center for Child-Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility (CCR CSR) performed a snap shot survey of 300 student workers during the summer of 2013.
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 11:54The Prevention and Intervention Services for the Protection of Young Workers in Chinese Supply Factories (PISP) was funded and supported by seven international brands with the objective to:
- Devise an effective Child Labor Remediation process;
- Engage and improve the working environment for young factory workers;
- Assist front line managers to better communicate and understand young factory workers;
- Develop local resources that can cost effectively replicate and expand on the goals of this project.
Thu, 04/11/2013 - 16:31
The attached study provides foreign manufacturers in China with good insight to the causes for labor shortages and considerations they should make to remain competitive in recrutiing labor. The labor shortages referred to in this report specifically relate to the shortage of migrant workers and how the trend in migrant workers has changed. Of particcular interest to CCR CSR are the findings regarding the changing age structure of the labor force and the methods companies need to begin employeeing to attract young and technically skilled workers.
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 16:28
The presentation highlights key obstacles for getting businesses to become more engaged with protecting the rights of the child, namely the mindset and priorities of the CEO. Although child labor is listed high on the list of concerns for CEO's of multi-national companies, Children's Rights still falls far short of environmental, human rights and corruption concerns.