Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Professor McIntyre speaks on the ILO & human rights

Professor McIntyre was a member of a panel honoring the 90th anniversary of the founding of the International Labor Organization, co-sponsored by the International Labor and Working-Class History Journal and the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. The panel was titled, Global Labor Standards as Human Rights: The Past, Present, and Future of the International Labor Organization.

The panelist included:
  • Jason Guthrie, University of Maryland: David Morse and the Effort to Remake the International Labor Organization in the Post-WWI Era
  • Leah Vosko, York University: Managing the Margins: The ILO and the Challenges of Regulating Precarious Employment
  • Richard McIntyre, University of Rhode Island: The ILO and the International Economic Order after Global Neo-Liberalism
  • Sally P. Paxton, former Executive Director of Social Dialogue, ILO and Deputy Solicitor of Labor during the Clinton administration: ILO Labor Standards: Moving from the Theoretical to the Practical
The panel was held on September 24, 2009 at Rutgers University.

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