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2012 International Summer School


The GLI 2012 International Summer School, on “The Political Agenda of the International Trade Union Movement”, in partnership with Unite the Union, is being held on 9-13 July 2012, Northern College, in the UK. The summer school is an opportunity to debate and question what are, and what should be, the politics of the international […]

Building Workplace Power in the Food & Drink Industry


GLI is working with Unite the Union and the International Union of Foodworkers (IUF) to develop new residential courses for workplace union representatives in the food, drink and tobacco sector. These are designed to build union power in the workplace, and build national and international coordination between workplace representatives. The food manufacturing sector – big […]

Precarious & Informal Transport Workers


GLI’s new preparatory project with the International Transportworkers’ Federation (ITF) is set to launch in September 2011, exploring the growth and impact of informal and precarious work on transport in three pilot cities in Africa and Asia, and the implications for the organising strategies of ITF affiliated unions. GLI’s team is to be joined by […]

Transport Workers in the Urban Informal Economy: Livelihood Profile


GLI is pleased to announce that our new research report Transport Workers in the Urban Informal Economy: Livelihood Profile is now available to view and download. This report was commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to profile the size and significance of those working in the urban informal transport sector in developing and […]