News vom 07.07.2017
In July several team members participated in the 5th Conference of the Regulating for Decent Work Network organized the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the University of Amsterdam’s Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies in Geneva (3-5 July, 2017). This event brought together leading academics and practitioners from around the world. The overarching aim of the event was to provide concrete guidance for the future activities of the ILO.
Rachel Alexander presented a working paper entitled “Analyzing the Evolving Field of Transnational Industrial Relations: Opening the Black Box of Interfirm and Firm-Union Relationships in the Global Garment Industry” co-written with Elke Schüßler, Sarah Ashwin, Chika Oka, and Nora Lohmeyer.
Stephen Frenkel presented the paper “Between Lead Firms and Institutional Ensembles: Labour and Safety Practices in Bangladeshi Garment Export Factories”, which was co-written with Shahidur Rahman, Mahmudur Rahman, and Jaco Fourie. Following the presentation, Shahidur Rahman and Mahmudur Rahman participated in a panel discussion.