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New Article – Beyond traditional trade unionism: innovative worker responses in three African cities


Insufficient attention has been given to how workers organisations are challenging precarious and informal work through new hybrid forms of organising in the Global South. Dave Spooner, Director of the GLI, has contributed to an article which examines how workers in three different African cities are innovating and experimenting with new forms of worker organisation. […]

The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers


“BRT’s success depends not only on sound design and engineering, but also on the long-term and inclusive business models that address the underlying problems of the informal transport political economy” writes Professor Papa Sakho from the Laboratory of Human Geography, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound economic and health […]

Job Opportunity: Researcher/Organiser


The Global Labour Institute is looking to appoint a member of staff for research and education programmes with the international trade union movement. The contract will be for 12 months, potentially extendable. Flexible working (minimum equivalent of three days per week) and location (worldwide). Job Description Main role To support the planning and delivery of […]

Online Meeting: End Repression in Hong Kong


On 30 January, Labour Movement Solidarity with Hong Kong is holding an online meeting and rally to protest against the arrest of 53 pro-democracy lawmakers, organisers and trade unionists under China’s National Security Law and build global solidarity with our Hong Kong comrades’ struggle. The arrests and wider wave of repression are nothing short of […]