The Jus Semper Global Alliance TLWNSI

we can build another world – the living wages North and South Initiative TLWNSI
en espanoles: Datos Laborales

The Living Wages North and South Initiative (TLWNSI) constitutes the sole program of The Jus Semper Global Alliance (TJSGA). TLWNSI is a long-term program developed to contribute to social justice in the world by achieving fair labour endowments for the workers of all the countries immersed in the global market system. It is applied through its program of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and it focuses on gradual wage equalization, for real democracy, the rule of law and living wages are the three fundamental elements in a community’s quest for social justice. Again, welcome, learn all about TLWNSI and find out how you can get involved. (Homepage).

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About /History: The idea of a global initiative for living wages sees its first light with the concern for the dramatically different criteria used by global corporations to compensate their workers in the developed world and those that they have in the so-called developing world. 

Thus, a clear need to address this problem, in the most direct manner, and find concrete and realistic solutions that could be taken to fruition and implemented successfully was identified.

There are already many efforts in progress aimed at global corporations, many of them based on the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Others are more specific and focus exclusively on labour rights. Nonetheless, albeit many programs demand from corporations a full compliance with the core conventions of the International Labour Organisation, few address the issue of living wages. Furthermore, even when the issue is addressed, there does not seem to be enough emphasis on the fact that the hunger wages that many corporations regularly pay to their workers in the countries of the South is the most pervasive element in a structure that, by design, systematically exploits workers in the South. It is a fact that cheap labour sourcing is the primary role assigned to the nations in the South in the global market system … (full text).

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