- Human Rights Watch encourages North Korea to join the International Labour Organization, accede to its core treaties, and invite ILO officials to investigate and discuss protection and promotion of workers rights in North Korea.
- Human Rights Watch encourages South Korea, as a member of the OECD that has pledged to adhere to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, to ensure that South Korean corporations operating at the KIC respect the guidelines and in turn ensure that workers in their enterprises are fully informed of their rights and how to exercise them.
- Human Rights Watch recommends that the existing provisions of the KIC Labor Law be effectively enforced and, in particular, that the North Korean government allow workers to receive payment directly from their South Korean employers.
- Human Rights Watch recommends that the KIC Labor Law be amended to explicitly protect workers right to freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining and protect the workers against all conduct that violates that right.
- Human Rights Watch recommends that the KIC Labor Law be amended to explicitly prohibit sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
- Human Rights Watch recommends that the KIC Labor Law be amended to incorporate the North Korean Labor Laws minimum age provision and to prohibit the assignment of children under the age of 18 to dangerous or hazardous jobs.
- Human Rights Watch recommends that the KIC Management Committee ensures that all workers are fully informed and trained about their rights and how to exercise them, and that information about their rights is easily accessible, for example by requiring them to be publicly posted at the workplace.