Center for Global Workers' Rights

Welcome to the new cohort of MPS students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

Welcome to the new cohort of MPS students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

The Center for Global Workers’ Rights and School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State University is proud to welcome the sixth cohort of Masters in Professional Studies (MPS) students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights! The MPS program is designed for mid-career labor practitioners and worker organizers from all across the world.

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The Center for Global Workers’ Rights 8th Annual Symposium

The Center for Global Workers’ Rights 8th Annual Symposium

On April 4th and 5th, 2019, the Center for Global Workers’ Rights held its eighth annual symposium focusing on “Alternative Worker Movements at a Time of Political Crisis”.

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Geographies of Resistance: Art, Research and Labor Struggle

Geographies of Resistance: Art, Research and Labor Struggle

On Thursday, April 4th, at 7.30 pm, the Center for Global Workers’ Rights inaugurated the art exhibition “Geographies of Resistance: Art, Research and Labor Struggle,” curated by Postdoctoral Scholar Paolo Marinaro in the Lobby of the Keller Building.

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LGWR Student Summer Internships

LGWR Student Summer Internships

Throughout the year, Center-affiliated Associate Teaching Professor Mary Bellman worked closely with LGWR students to find internships aligned with their interests and skills. Here is what the students are up to in 2019!

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Center Director Receives LERA’s Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award

Center Director Receives LERA’s Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award

Center Director, Mark Anner, was awarded The Labor and Employment Relations Association’s (LERA) 2019 Susan C. Eaton Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award.

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Hui presents work on Labor Struggles and International Solidarity in China

Hui presents work on Labor Struggles and International Solidarity in China

Dr. Elaine Hui, Center-affiliated assistant professor for the School of Labor and Employment Relations, was invited to speak at recent event entitled “Labour Struggles and International Solidarity in China.”

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Labour Struggles and International Solidarity in China

Labour Struggles and International Solidarity in China

Center-affiliated assistant professor Elaine Hui was invited to speak at a recent event entitled “Labour Struggles and International Solidarity in China.”

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Report backs from the Frontlines of Strikes in Mexico and the U.S.

Report backs from the Frontlines of Strikes in Mexico and the U.S.

On February 28, 2019, the Center for Global Workers Rights hosted a forum on “Workers in Revolt: Report backs from the Frontlines of the Recent Mexican Maquiladoras and U.S. Teachers’ Strikes.”

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Center for Global Workers' Rights Attends the 14th Global Labour University Conference in Berlin

Center for Global Workers' Rights Attends the 14th Global Labour University Conference in Berlin

A delegation from the Center for Global Workers' Rights recently attended the 14th Global Labour University Conference, "Reflecting 100 years of ILO – Shaping the Rules for a New Century of Labour," held from March 27-29 in Berlin, Germany.

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On 100th Anniversary, ILO Combats Sexual Harassment and Violence at Work

On 100th Anniversary, ILO Combats Sexual Harassment and Violence at Work

From June 10-21, government, worker, and employer representatives from around the world assembled in Geneva, Switzerland, for a special edition of the International Labor Conference (ILC).

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