Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

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Nowadays, the main field in which the Institute acquires collections is labour, and its various aspects. The IISH’s collections in this field are global in scope. A number of recent acquisitions in... [Collection highlight]
The General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) was established in 1989. It was initially an underground movement, because at that time trade unions were illegal in Nepal. Reforms... [Collection item]