Globalisation & Work

If you only read one thing from this blog . . .

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Maybe you should make it this report just published by the UK’s War on Want. Trading Away Our Jobs: How free trade threatens employment around the world is an incredibly valuable report, documenting in detail the way that free trade policies have systematically destroyed employment opportunities for people across the developing world, through use of [...]

ILO: Growing International Inequality

Friday, October 31st, 2008

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has just released its 2008 World of Work report, subtitled “Income Inequalities in the Age of Financial Globalization”. The report’s major finding is that despite record economic growth in many of the world’s countries, the wealth which is being created is failing to “trickle down” to the majority of the [...]