Guest talk on trade unionism

An expert on Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations will be visiting the University of Wolverhampton Business School to present a guest seminar.

Martin Upchurch is Professor of International Employment Relations at Middlesex University.

He will visit Wolverhampton on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 to present a seminar entitled ‘Neoliberal Globalisation and Trade Unionism: Toward Radical Political Unionism?’

Booking is required for the free event which will be held in the Chaplaincy, MP Building at the Wolverhampton City Campus North from 1.30pm.

Head of the Management Research Centre at the University of Wolverhampton, Professor Mike Haynes, said: “2011 saw an upsurge in social movements and protests everywhere. We are pleased to welcome Professor Upchurch who is an expert on old and new forms of trade unionism and whose research promises a fascinating insight into the nature of workers protests across the world.”

Professor Martin Upchurch is a recognised authority on industrial relations and trades unions. His research has included projects funded by the Leverhulme Trust on trade union strategies and the Economic and Social Research Council about partnership in the UK workforce.

Attendance at the seminar is free but booking is required. Please contact Stephen Greenfield at stephengreenfield@wlv.ac.uk if you would like to attend.

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