Unfair competition from convict-made goods

Other Names:
Unfair competition from prison labour
Unfair competition from workers employed as forced labour
Where convicts are employed productively, the goods they produce may compete unfairly against products manufactured by workers employed under normal wage conditions. In some case labour camps are being used expressly for the production of export manufactures and raw materials.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET