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Milan, first conviction for caporalato on riders: 3 years and eight months to the former intermediary of Uber. 440 thousand euros in compensation to the deliverymen

In Italy, the court has convicted the intermediary for Uber for illegal hiring with a sentence of three years and eight months and required to pay compensation of about 10 …

Kenya’s high court issues landmark ruling against Uber

In 2016, 34 plaintiffs filed a suit against Uber Kenya Limited. Their claim? Uber’s group of companies had violated an online contract signed by drivers in Kenya. According to court …

US judge blocks Esquel request to remove Xinjiang unit from Entity List

A US federal judge has denied the request of Hong Kong’s Esquel group to have trade restrictions on its subsidiary lifted after it was placed on the Commerce Department’s “entity …

Resources

UN Special Rapporteur on on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Report: Exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association as essential to advancing climate justice

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, unpacks the challenges and risks facing individuals, communities and …

It’s time to start talking about a human right to a just transition

“In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group published its most recent report, deemed by the UN Secretary General António Guterres to be a “code red for humanity”. …

ILO: Draft code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear

“ILO sectoral codes of practice are reference tools setting out principles that can be reflected in the design and implementation of policies, strategies, programmes, legislation, administrative measures and social dialogue …

When Doctors strike: Making Sense of Professional Organizing in Kenya

“Little is known about how the health professions organize in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This is particularly troubling as health worker strikes in LMICs appear to be growing more …

Informe “Acceso a la justicia laboral durante la pandemia” en Colombia

Informe Acceso a la Justicia laboral durante la pandemia Este informe realizado por ILAW Network junto con FES Colombia, Centro de Solidaridad y Defens para las Centrales Sindicales CUT y …

Corporate rights or human rights? HOW TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS COULD THREATEN HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE LAWS

“Governments are increasingly aware that, to address climate breakdown and unsustainable inequality, new forms of regulation are needed to direct companies and investment towards respect for human rights and environmentally …

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October 20, 2021

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