Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 (UDHR) http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Pages/UDHRIndex.aspx

It proclaims rights which workers, as human beings, are entitled to enjoy.

The UDHR sets a common standard for all UN member States (http://www.un.org/en/members/index.shtml ).

Since the UDHR was adopted in 1948, many instruments have been added to its basic structure. The most important human rights treaties adopted by UN organisations are: