Global Labour University announces Online Course on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains


The Massive Open Online Course on decent work in global supply chains is now open for enrolment on This online course offers the opportunity to network with thousands of trade unionists and labour activists from around the world and it is offered for free in the audit track.

This course discusses the particularities and strategies of transnational corporations as actors orchestrating global supply chains, as well as their impact on labour relations worldwide. It looks at regulatory frameworks for trade, investment and taxation, and explores whether global supply chains contribute to development. After presenting the major decent work gaps in today’s global supply chains, the course will look at the existing governance framework and its gaps. What are the governance gaps and what are strategies and tools for an alternative governance structure that promotes sustainable development and decent work in global supply chains?
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