The renewed economic debate that loosening and simplifying India’s labor laws will address its employment problems seems to overlook the quality dimension of jobs.
As global value chains undergo structural changes in the 21st century, a major challenge facing both firms and policymakers is the effect of supply chain governance on employment and working conditions.
JustJobs Network Associate Ruchika Joshi and Executive Director Sabina Dewan write for for the Huffington Post on how to resolve India’s unique female labor force challenge.
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.