Research

The Globalization of the SEIU and the J4J model

This research, funded through a SSHRC standard grant, 2010-2013, traces the SEIU partnerships with global unions for the implementation of the J4J organizing model to counter the impact of the global cleaning industry. I seek to examine the in place(s) implications of the J4J model and the variations arisen therefrom. For a complete description of this research project, please visit the website dedicated to this study here. Publications to date associated with this research focus are:

Luis LM Aguiar and Shaun Ryan, “The Global Geographies of the Justice for Janitors.” Geoforum 40 (6) (Nov) 2009: 949-958.

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