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Labour standards and capacity in global subcontracting chains: evidence from a construction MNC

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posted on 2011-03-29, 15:16 authored by Steve Davies, Nikolaus Hammer, Glynne Williams, Rajeswari Raman, Clair Siobhan Ruppert, Lyudmyla Volynets
This article investigates how fundamental labour rights specified in international framework agreements are implemented and monitored in subcontracting chains. It shows how labour's capacity for workplace-based monitoring is influenced by factors such as ownership structures, the societal context, and, most importantly, the institutions and dynamics of local labour control.

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Industrial Relations Journal, 2011, 42 (2), pp. 124-138.

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  • AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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Industrial Relations Journal

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Wiley-Blackwell

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0019-8692

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1468-2338

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2011

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2011-03-29

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2011.00620.x/abstract

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en

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