Background and Previous Experience
Saskia Boumans is writing her dissertation at the Labour Law and Industrial Relations Research Department (AIAS-HSI) of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. After working for almost 20 years for the labour movement in The Netherlands and Belgium, she turned to the academy to study industrial relations. Her research areas are employers’ associations, collective agreements, collective bargaining and trade unions. She has recently edited a book on minimum wages, that will be published in April 2020.
Current Research at ILR School
During her stay at the ILR School, Saskia Boumans will work on a research project on the ideational development of Dutch trade unions since the 70s in relation to terms of employment and collective bargaining.