Ending Worker Exploitation in Global Supply Chains

This course will explore pragmatic ways to build worker voices in global supply chains.

Category

Social and History

Intended Audience

Organisers and Campaigners

Delivery Mode

Online

Duration

4 hours

Cost

$100


About

This course will extend your understanding of how global supply chains operate, including the gaps and weaknesses in existing regulatory frameworks. This will be contextualised within the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

You will explore the importance of modern slavery and human rights due diligence legislation and be equipped with organising strategies aimed at achieving reasonable working conditions within global supply chains.


Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

 

  • Identify key instruments and initiatives in the national and international global regulatory frameworks for global supply chains, including gaps and weaknesses 
  • Identify and analyse strategies to build worker voices in global supply chains 

Content

Regulatory Frameworks

Key elements of the current national and international global regulatory frameworks for global supply chains
Gaps and weaknesses in the existing frameworks
Modern slavery legislation and human rights due diligence

Global Supply Chains

The impact of COVID-19 on decent work in global supply chains
Strategies for organising for decent work in global supply chains
The importance of worker and international organising in achieving decent work in global supply chains


Delivery Style

Content will be derived from the current policy environment, delivered through presentations along with facilitated discussion and small group work.


Presenters

Clare Middlemas

Senior International and Civil Society Officer, ACTU

Clare has extensive experience in international policy development and campaigns.


Prerequisite

None


Credly Badge

Course Enrolment


Online

22 August | 12:30pm to 4:00pm

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