On behalf of the good people (Joe Holly, Dave Spooner et al) behind the Global Labour Institute (GLI) can I encourage you to attend a half-day event in Manchester next week. All details are below including how to book a place. I can't think of a better time for such a gathering and so I commend the GLI and its partner organisations for putting together a thought-provoking programme with a dynamic cross-section of speakers.
Harold Hankins Building Room 10.05 (10th Floor)
12:30 Welcome and informal lunch
13:00 New Developments in Trade unions, International Bargaining and Regulation
General discussion introduced by Prof Miguel Martinez Lucio and Dr Stephen Mustchin (MBS)
13:30 European Works Councils and the new dynamics of participation in the EU Prof Jeremy Waddington (MBS)
14:00 Global Union Federation strategies for International Collective Bargaining
Dave Spooner/Dr Joe Holly, (Global Labour Institute, Manchester)
15:00 Collective Bargaining in Transnationals – Theory and Reality?
John Storey (Exec Council Member, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Process and Textiles,
Unite the Union) Martin Mayer (Chair of the International Transportworkers Federation Road Transport Section, and Exec Council Member, Passenger Transport, Unite the Union)
Followed by discussion
16:00 Legitimacy, Tripartism and Decent Work Deficits Dr Phoebe Moore, Middlesex University
16:30 Prospects for effective international bargaining and regulation
To register, please contact Joe Holly at GLI – firstname.lastname@example.org