Expanding the Frontiers of the Right to Work through Migration: An Evolving Regime

Authors

  • Uche Nnawulezi Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu, Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State Nigeria
  • Bosede Remilekun Adeuti MINISTRY OF JUSTICE STATE SECRETARIAT ROAD, ALAGBAKA, AKURE, ONDO STATE NIGERIA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.blj.2021.008.01.01

Keywords:

Right to Work, Migration, Regime, Promotion, Migrant Workers.

Abstract

This paper explores the strategic interest in promoting the right to work through migration. Ideally, migrant workers whether under contract or other formal arrangements, or simply setting off on their own initiative should be given a basic understanding of the language, culture, legal, social, and political structures of the states to which they are going. This paper therefore set out to examine why most migrant workers experience challenges in securing employment, while some have to surmount far more barriers either before their departure, or at the time of their admission to the state of employment of all conditions applicable to their admission, as well as of the requirements they must satisfy in the state of employment and the authority to which they must satisfy in the state of employment and the authority to which they must address themselves for any modifications of those conditions. The methodology underpinning the research is essentially descriptive, thus, deductive logical “content analysis” is employed. This paper argues that the consequences of migration and the situation of vulnerability in which migrant workers and members of their families frequently-find themselves cannot only be solved by having a functional fundamental human rights approach on the complexity of social, economics, and cultural issues prevalent in the migration regime. It concludes that with due respect to the author and to his concern for the protection and promotion of the right to work through migration, is to say the least, is a first step towards a sustainable promotion of the right to work through migration.

Author Biographies

Uche Nnawulezi, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu, Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State Nigeria

LECTURER

Faculty of Law

Bosede Remilekun Adeuti, MINISTRY OF JUSTICE STATE SECRETARIAT ROAD, ALAGBAKA, AKURE, ONDO STATE NIGERIA

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL DRAFTING AND LAW REVIEW

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Published

2021-04-30

How to Cite

Nnawulezi, Uche, and Bosede Remilekun Adeuti. 2021. “Expanding the Frontiers of the Right to Work through Migration: An Evolving Regime”. Brawijaya Law Journal 8 (1):1-14. https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.blj.2021.008.01.01.