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International Developments in Labour and Human Resources Policy, and Labour and Globalization (IRE 1600 and IRE 1615)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE1600 and IRE1615 with research papers and assignments.

Hot Topics & Resources

Books - Globalization and HR/IR

Books - Apparel/Clothing/Garment Industry

Garment Industry - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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Bangladesh Garment Industry

In the news:

Links to organizations that support garment workers:

Factory Labour in Cambodia

in the news and scholarly research:

Google search: cambodia garment workers (results is 2015 to current -- date range can be extended)

Google Scholar search (with U of t Links): garment unions cambodia

Organizations:

Better Factories Cambodia monitors factories, trains management and workers, and provides guidance and advice on factory improvements that help enterprises preserve profits while respecting workers' rights.

Better Factories Cambodia, April 11, 2013: "Twenty-Ninth Synthesis Report on Working Conditions in Cambodia’s Garment Sector," (22 pages, PDF)

Supply Chain Management in the Global Economy

ILO on decent work in Global Supply Chains

“This article provides an inventory of the research carried out by the ILO on decent work in Global Supply Chains between 2014 and 2019 and helps to identify the challenges and remaining gaps in terms of research.”

ILO October 8, 2019: Decent work in global supply chains: An internal research review (52 pages, PDF)

ILO Libguide: Global Supply Chains

CIRHR Selected Books - Corporate Social Responsibility, Reputation Management & Trust

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Books - Corporate Social Responsibility, Reputation Management & Trust