This chapter explores the potential of Fairtrade in hired labour situations in terms of improving conditions for agricultural workers. The chapter will address various aspects including the contentious issue of Fairtrade and trade union organisation as well as on issues of worker empowerment. At a local level, analysis focuses on the implications of Fairtrade certification for large enterprises and workers, drawing on a field-based studies of certified flower farms in Ecuador and Kenya.
|Title of host publication||The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade|
|Editors||Laura Raynolds, Elizabeth Bennett|
|Publisher||Edward Elgar Publishing|
|ISBN (Print)||978 1 78347 460 8|
|ISBN (Electronic)||978 1 78347 462 2|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|