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GLI International Summer School to take a break in 2017


After five years of successful annual GLI International Summer Schools, the GLI Network has decided to take a break in 2017. All being well and with the continuing support of participating unions and federations, the Summer School will return in 2018 with a refreshed programme addressing the intensified challenges facing the international trade union movement. […]

Global Labour University (GLU) online course: Decent Work in Global Supply Chains


Click above to watch the course trailer.  Starting on January 12th 2017, the Global Labour University (GLU) will be running a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains. The course is aimed at trade unionists and anybody interested in decent work in global supply chains. It will  is offered free […]

FILM: “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” – exploding the myth that informal workers can’t be organised


Click above to watch “The Power of Informal Transport Workers“ GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that our new short film, “The Power of Informal Transport Workers“, is now available to watch online. “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” shows how informal transport workers across the world are organising in trade unions to fight back […]

International Summer School 2016: online archive now available!


Video produced by the ISS16 Summer School Commission  We’re very pleased to announce that you can now access videos, presentations, blog posts and further reading from the 2016 Summer School at our dedicated ISS 2016 online archive page here: The 2016 Summer School culminated in a discussion of the GLI International Summer School “Living […]

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED): Facing up to the Failure of Carbon Markets


  Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has published a new working paper, “Carbon Markets After Paris: Trading in Trouble”, which takes a critical look at carbon markets and emissions trading schemes (ETSs), and concludes that these neoliberal policies have “failed both workers and climate”. The policy of “putting a price on carbon” has been […]