Global Labour Journal

Global Labour Journal, is an open access, fully peer reviewed online journal launched in January 2010.

This journal serves as a forum to capture the plentiful and diverse scholarly work emerging on labour activities worldwide, with the aim of understanding, recording, and promoting the transition of the labour movement to a new form of global unionism, and highlighting the ways labour activities are increasingly shaped by global forces.

The journal seeks to explore the role of globalization in breaking down boundaries between the global/local and the public/private as they relate to labour activities. Our aim is to provide a global forum for scholarly work on a comparative sociology of the labour movement.

Manuscripts may be submitted via this website or by emailing your paper directly to the Editorial Office at globallabour [at] mcmaster [dot] ca. Should you have any questions about the suitability of your manuscript for consideration in the Global Labour Journal, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Office.

CURRENT ISSUE: Vol. 6, No. 1 (2015)



Rina Agarwala
Johns Hopkins University, United States

Jenny Chan
University of Oxford, England

Alexander Gallas
University of Kassel, Germany

Ben Scully
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Consulting Editor

Robert O'Brien
McMaster University, Canada

Reviews Editor

Katherine Joynt
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa