Retirement in your 40s doesn’t sound attractive when you don’t have sufficient retirement benefits to meet your basic needs. This is a stark reality confronting many factory workers in Thailand.
To what extent do young people aspire to life-long industrial jobs, independent of pay or working conditions? And what work do they do once they’ve left the factory?
In collaboration with JJN,Victoria Fanggidae, Muto P. Sagala and Dwi Rahayu Ningrum, Perkumpulan Prakarsa write about the emergence of “platform” economy.
February 22, 2017
The JustJobs Network and the Global Works Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, will host thought leaders from business, labor, government, academia, and non-governmental and international organizations for a roundtable conversation on transformations in global value chains and the new challenges that accompany them. To be held on February 22 in Washington D.C., the event will focus on themes of inclusive industrialisation and co-governance in the context of global value chains.