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The rapid and huge increase in the amount of economic activity taking place across national boundaries has had an enormous impact on the lives of workers and their communities everywhere.
The current form of globalisation, with the international rules and policies that underpin it, has brought poverty and hardship to millions of workers, particularly those in developing and transition countries.
They have seen an erosion of their working conditions, wages and job security in a time of unprecedented wealth and technological capability.
This website was created by the TUC's EU & International Relations Department as a resource primarily for trade unionists interested in globalisation.
The aim of this website is to:
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