(previously the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA)

4th Regional Congress of the Americas

Toronto, Canada, 25-28 June 2002

Labour protection and trade: can the two be made to work together?

  • Protection of labour rights under NAALC
  • Trade and labour protection: experience from the European Union and other regions of the world
  • The role of Corporate Codes in enhancing labour rights
  • What can governments do to protect labour in the era of free trade?
  • Re-inventing trade unions for global capitalism
  • The role of civil society groups in protecting labour rights