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From migrant to worker : global unions and temporary labor migration in Asia

Author: Michele Ford
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines both attempts by the international labor movement to encourage Asian unions to embrace temporary labor migrants and the responses of Asian unions to those attempts"--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ford, Michele.
From migrant to worker.
Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018031680
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Ford
ISBN: 9781501735141 1501735144
OCLC Number: 1043062601
Description: xii, 195 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Asia's labor migration and employment relations regimes --
Asia's migrant labor NGOs --
Enter the GUFs --
The GUFs and migrant workers in Asia --
Measures of success.
Responsibility: Michele Ford.

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What happens when local unions begin to advocate for the rights of temporary migrant workers, asks Michele Ford in her sweeping study of seven Asian countries? Until recently unions in Hong Kong,  Read more...

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