This is a series of videos used to train managers in China to address labor disputes. Credit owed to Professor Arnold Zack of the Harvard Law School and Professor Tom Kochan of the MIT Sloan School of Management. 1) What Chinese Managers Need to Know and Do: Lessons from Richard Locke's Global Supply Chain Research 2) Essentials of an Effective Mediation System for Workplace Disputes in China

Boston Global Forum (BGF) had an opportunity to speak with Arnold Zack, an Arbitrator and Mediator of over 5,000 Labor Management Disputes since 1957; former President of the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal; designer of employment dispute resolution systems;; occasional consultant for the governments of the United States (Department of State, Peace Corps, Department of Labor, Department of Commerce), Australia, Cambodia, Greece, Israel, Italy, Philippines, and South Africa, as...

Read a moving speech made by Amirul Haque Amin, President of the National Garment Workers' Federation to Trade Unions Congress on September 8, 2013. [caption id="attachment_1287" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Amirul Haque Amin addresses the TUC in September 2013[/caption]   It is my pleasure that I represent Bangladeshi garment workers. This is an opportunity to share the conditions, the situation, the fight, the challenge, and the struggle of Bangladeshi garment workers with...

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Going to Work- TUC

[caption id="attachment_1282" align="aligncenter" width="310"] 'Going to Work' from Britain' TUC[/caption] Britain's Trade Unions Congress (TUC) is using its 'Going to Work' campaign to mobilize the public to send emails and messages to companies that have refused to sign up to the Accord. Thus far, over 80 brands have signed on but major retailers have still managed to evade the system. The eight brands targeted by 'Going to Work' in their email campaign are: River...

In light of the tragedy at the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, the world is scrambling to help the survivors and commemorate the victims. Let us visit the place where it all began and hear the aftermath story from the Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) office in Dhaka. The ILO's branch in Bangladesh has the story. [caption id="attachment_1280" align="aligncenter" width="170"] © Munir Uz Zaman / AFP[/caption] The Rana Plaza building collapse… 100 days on A...