Workers' Rights in a Global Economy

Niveau: débutant
Paul Whitehead; Mark Anner; Mark Anner; Stefanie Lorenzen; Fernando Lopes; Michael Fichter; Frank Hoffer; Victor Hugo Ricco; Camilo Rubiano; Christoph Scherrer; Ben Scully; Beatriz Vacotto; Beatriz Vacotto

Rights and dignity at the workplace are fundamental human rights. However, workers’ rights continue to be violated every day - millions of people worldwide are facing exploitative working hours, poverty wages, humiliation and mistreatment at work. There are estimates that today’s world has a higher number of slaves than any other time in history.

This MOOC discusses what Global Workers’ Rights are and which instruments and strategies can be used to implement them. Based on a careful mix of video lectures, readings, online resources and interviews with activists and labour scholars from around the world, you will gain both knowledge and practical skills for furthering workers’ rights worldwide. In some countries, the online learning experience will be complemented with local workshops and the results of the local discussions will be uploaded into the MOOC for a truly global learning experience.

Université: Global Labour University
Plateforme: Iversity
Date de début:
Fréquence: flexible
Langue: English
Discipline: Economics, Political Science, Political Economy
Modalité de suivi: gratuit
Certificat: -
Charge de travail hebdomadaire: 3,0 h
Tags collective bargaining , competitiveness , ILO (International Labour Office) , informal sector , labour standards , supply chains , workers' rights

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Ce projet est supervisé par des membres du réseau international pour une science économique pluraliste, dans la sphère germanophone (Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V.) et dans la sphère francophone (Rethinking Economics Switzerland / Rethinking Economics Belgium / PEPS-Économie France). Nous sommes fortement attachés à notre indépendance et à notre diversité et sommes donc dépendants de donations de personnes telles que vous. Des dons réguliers ou ponctuels sont les bienvenus !