Perspectives from garment factory workers in Lesotho

Thursday February 12th, 2015 | 12:00pm- 2:00pm | S701 Ross Building

Kelly Pike earned her Ph.D. in Industrial and Labour Relations from Cornell University (2014) before joining the Work and Labour Studies Program at York. She specializes in the role of worker voice and participation in the regulation of international labour standards, with a particular focus on the global garment industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has published peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, a book review, as well as reports and discussion papers for the ILO. Before her appointment at York, Kelly worked as a Short Term Consultant for the World Bank reporting on working conditions in the garment industry in Lesotho and Kenya. During this time she also taught courses in Negotiations and Labour Relations at the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources at the University of Toronto.

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