Sari, Dora

2018
“Protecting labor rights in preferential trade agreements: The role of trade unions, left governments, and skilled labor”
Damian Raess, Andreas Dür, and Dora Sari. 3/6/2018. ““Protecting labor rights in preferential trade agreements: The role of trade unions, left governments, and skilled labor”.” The Review of International Organizations. Publisher's Version
Building Trust in a Changing World of Work: The Global Deal for Decent Workand Inclusive Growth Flagship Report 2018
International Labour Organization (ILO). 2018. Building Trust in a Changing World of Work: The Global Deal for Decent Workand Inclusive Growth Flagship Report 2018. Edited by Organisation Economic Co-operation Development for and (OECD). Global Deal Support Unit located in the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Publisher's VersionAbstract

Dora Sari, LWP Fellow, was ont he ILO team that helped produce this report

 

2017
Labour rights indicators: a new resource for better understanding of labour rights in the world
Dora Sari, Mark Anner, and David Kucera. 5/2017. “Labour rights indicators: a new resource for better understanding of labour rights in the world.” Global Labour Column (Number 274). Publisher's VersionAbstract

Is compliance with international labour standards good for economic development, or does non-compliance give countries a competitive advantage? Are we faced with a ‘race to the bottom’ with respect to labour standards?...As old as these questions are, we still lack anything like definitive answers to them. Knowing the answers should not call into question the objective of improving compliance with international labour standards, but rather inform the strategy by which this is pursued. In spite of there being a fair amount of research, a key bottleneck in moving forward is adequate measures for many international labour standards, particularly for freedom of association and collective bargaining (FACB) rights which are intrinsically difficult to measure. To address this gap, new labour rights indicators and an accompanying dataset, both focusing on FACB rights, have been launched by the Center for Global Workers’ Rights at Penn State University together with the Global Labour University.