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Durham University

Durham Law: Policy Engagement

Developmental Enforcement Report

The forthcoming Decent Work Regulation in Africa (DWR-Africa) project report focuses on the most urgent challenges to public and private enforcement of labour standards in the South African and Lesotho garment sectors.

The study is co-authored by Professor Shane Godfrey, Professor Debbie Collier, Mr Roger Ronnie, and Ms Abigail Osiki (Labour and Enterprise Policy Research Group, University of Cape Town, South Africa), Professor Kelly Pike (School of Human Resource Management, York University, Canada) and Professor Deirdre McCann (Durham Law School, UK).

The report will be published and available on this page in late 2019.

Presentation at the RDW Conference, 10 July 2019, ILO Geneva

DWR project members Professor Deirdre McCann (Durham Law School) and Professor Kelly Pike (York University Canada) presented the findings the forthcoming study at the 6th Regulating for Decent Work (RDW) Conference in the International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva, on 10 July 2019. Focused on the future of work, the conference aimed to advance understanding of the innovative institutions and policies that can help to ensure a more equitable and just society and coincided with the ILO’s Centenary celebrations.

The presentation of the report was part of RDW Session 8.5 on Enforcement Innovation: Lessons from the Garment Sector.

To download the slides of their presentation, click here.