Posted on 23/11/2009
Jenny Chan, a PhD student studying sociology and Chinese labour studies, presented her paper 'Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration for Worker Participation: What Can We Learn from the Labor Rights Training Program?', at a workshop in Stockholm, Sweden, on 26th October. The workshop entitled 'Responsible Supply Chain Management – method and strategies' was organized by the Stockholm School of Economics, SwedWatch, and MakeITfair. She also presented her paper at a seminar entitled 'Improving Working Conditions – views from the ground', organized by Ethical Trading Initiative Norway in Oslo, Norway on 27th October.
Jenny, an advisor to Hong Kong-based labour rights group SACOM, was interviewed by journalist John Sexton from China.org.cn (see 'New War of the Flea: CSR and Labor Activism in China', 22nd October 2009), plus Jonathan Adams and Kathleen McLaughlin from GlobalPost (see 'Silicon Sweatshops', 17th November 2009).