GLI offers trade unions and support organisations specialist expertise and experience in research and publications, working closely with national and international research networks of supportive academics, and trade union research institutions. In particular,
GLI SPECIALISES IN:
Organising Precarious and Informal Workers
Research focuses on understanding and analysing informal and precarious employment, workers’ livelihoods, and the development of informal workers’ organisations. Recent examples include research and publications on home-based workers, construction workers, and informal transport workers.
Transnational Corporate Strategy
Sector and company profiles, specialising in the analysis of international trends and strategies in support of international collective bargaining, organising and leverage campaigns. Each ‘Organising in the Global Workplace’ course delivered by GLI is carefully prepared with research on the companies and sectors involved.
International Trade Union Strategy & Policy
Policy debates, strategies and histories of the international movement. The GLI International Summer Schools, along with GLI presentations and discussions at seminars and summer schools of national unions and international federations, are guided by continuous research on the political and industrial strategies of international trade unionism.