Made within/outside the EU: what’s the difference?
Posted by Rutvica Andrijasevic in School of Business Blog on June 11, 2014
Dr. Rutvica Andrijasevic, Lecturer in Employment Studies at the School, describes her ongoing research into Foxconn’s under-documented European operations In a dormitory beside a railway station there are several hundred migrant workers getting ready for – or else just returning from – their 12-hour shifts in the nearby Foxconn factory. Most of them were recruited […]
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Boost for Research on Work and Employment
Posted by Melanie Simms in School of Business Blog on March 12, 2014
March 2014 saw the announcement of no less than eleven (11) separate investments into projects within the broad area of work and employment. The small grants of up to £2,500 will further boost the School of Management’s profile in this area since it merged with the Centre for Labour Market Studies (CLMS). Some of the […]
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