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date: 22 October 2020

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This article examines the issues of social justice, social rights, and the international labour movement in relation to international human rights. It traces the history of the emergence of international labour law and describes the action and innovation of the International Labor Organization (ILO). It suggests that the ILO’s structural machinery and guiding principles served as the global reference point for setting and supervising standards on workers’ rights, freedoms, and entitlements.

Keywords: social justice, social rights, international labour movement, human rights, international labour law, ILO, workers’ rights, freedoms, entitlements

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