This Briefing Paper is the response to a DEWPoint helpdesk enquiry. It presents findings from a review of the literature on labour issues within the water, sanitation and hygiene sectors. The key labour issues discussed include: working conditions, comparison of the formal and informal sector, improving the skills of employees, workforce reduction, unions, public-private partnerships, and public-public partnerships.
This report was produced by DEW Point, a Resource Centre for Environment, Water and Sanitation, that was funded by DFID and managed by a consortium of companies led by Harewelle International Limited. The Resource Centre closed in 2012.
Nyatsambo, R. Labour issues in the water, sanitation and hygiene sectors. Final Report, May 2010. DEW Point, Blisworth, UK (2010) 11 pp.