New Strategies and Networks of Trade Unions: Globalisation and International Collaboration

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC30 Sociology of Work (host committee)

Language: English

Trade Unions are important actors in regulating national power, violence and justice. In the session we will discuss some recent answers of Trade Unions to accelerating trends like globalisation, transnational production and service chains, and new technological developments (digitalization).
Session Organizer:
Klaus SCHMIERL, Institute for Social Science Research (ISF), Germany
Oral Presentations
The New Frontiers of Collective Bargaining in Europe
Vito DI SANTO, Nasp - Network for the advancement of Social and Political Studies, Italy
Addressing the Complex Challenges of Globalisation: Union Strategies in the Shipping and Automotive Industries
Helen SAMPSON, Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences, United Kingdom; Jose Ricardo RAMALHO, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Reconstruction of Labour Unions in Turkey during the Akp Rule: The Case of Metal Industry
Isil ERDINC, Paris Dauphine University, France; Ferit ONGEL, Gaziantep University, Turkey
Los Acuerdos Marco Globales: Sentando las Bases de la Negociación Colectiva de Ámbito Supranacional
María del Mar MAIRA VIDAL, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), Spain
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