A new Global Rights Index released by the International Trade Union Conference used the world’s largest database of worker rights violations and surveys to find the worst places to work in the world.
The index measures each country against 97 indicators such as a right to strike, freedom of association, severity, and murder or disappearance. The countries were then given numerical ratings for each of these indicators and were ranked with a final score of 1-5 with 1 being best and 5+ being worst.
5+ indicates places where workers have “no guarantee of rights due to the breakdown of the rule of law.”
Basically, the worst places to work are failed states or near-failed states.
Here are the eight 5+ countries bolded and placed on a map:
Central African Republic
And here are the rest of the countries that scored above 5:
Republic of Korea
United Arab Emirates
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