Violation of dignity of human work

Other Names:
Undignified work
Inhuman exploitation of workers

Occurs either because the opportunities for human work are limited as a result of the scourge of unemployment, or because a low value is put on work and the rights that flow from it, especially the right to a just wage and to the personal security of the worker and his or her family. (Papal Encyclical, Laborem Exercens, 14 September 1981).


Broader Problems:
Denial of right to dignity
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Date of last update
08.12.2017 – 11:41 CET