In einem kleinen Gastbeitrag beschreibt unsere Praktikantin Amy Christians das Global Framework Agreement von H&M. Eine Darstellung was das ist und was es beinhaltet findet sich hier.
In July 2022, we have participated in the SASE Annual conference at the University of Amsterdam. Here, we have successfully carried out a Mini conference on "Collective Action in Transformation" (together with other colleagues). You can find more information about our participation here.
You can find a new blog post by our team member Marcus Franke here. In this post, he discusses the interrelation of transnational justice and transnational solidarity. By referring to Nancy Frasers "Scales of Justice", he outlines which role redistribution, representation and recognition can play in the context of transnational employment relations.
Our first project related working paper is online and can be retrieved here.
In this blog post, SOHA team member Ilana Nussbaum Bitran gives a first insight into her research on the European minimum wage. With the aim to understand how cooperation between national and transnational organisations of the social partnership is clustered, she studies networks and positions of actors in the road transport, construction and cleaning sector. You can find the full text here.
Trade unions have the task to organise collectively and establish relations of solidarity amongst working people. And yet, they have often found it difficult to extend this solidarity across borders within the European Union (EU). In his blog post, Andreas Bieler argues that while the capitalist dynamics of Uneven and Combined Development (U&CD) make transnational solidarity often difficult, it is not impossible either.
In multinational companies, solidarity among employees must be developed across national and cultural boundaries and, quite often, against the backdrop of site competition. A key question is therefore: What preconditions have to be met that employee representatives develop mutual support, cooperate with each other, and identify common concerns and interests? You can find here blog post here!
Together with colleagues, we have organized a Mini-conference on Labour and Collective Action in Transformation at the next SASE Annual meeting at the University of Amsterdam. You can find the Call for Papers here!
We have organized a digital experts workshop with researchers on solidarity in transnational (working) relations. More information here.