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Mexico restricts labor subcontracting with new law

A Mexican bill that aims to bring more workers into the formal economy by sharply limiting companies’ ability to subcontract labor cleared a final legislative hurdle on Tuesday, with a …

¿Libertad sindical? Sindicato de General Motors abre ventana de 15 horas para que 10 mil trabajadores voten nuevo contrato

El sindicato Miguel Trujillo López de la planta General Motors en Silao convoca a consulta los próximos 20 y 21 de abril, en las instalaciones de la empresa y con …

Reforma laboral, frenada por Luisa María Alcalde, denuncian telefonistas

Representantes de trabajadores telefonistas y universitarios disidentes denunciaron la “pasividad” de la secretaria del Trabajo, Luisa María Alcalde, para llevar a la práctica la reforma laboral de 2019, así como …

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SOBRE LA PROPUESTA DE UN NUEVO PACTO MIGRATORIO EN LA UNIÓN EUROPEA

El objetivo declarado de este “Nuevo” Pacto migratorio es asentar las políticas migratorias de la Unión alrededor de un “un sistema que gestione y normalice la migración a largo plazo y que …

Death by inequality: How workers’ lack of power harms their health and safety

This paper focuses on the legal constraints on employers created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) and use some common examples to explore how, despite …

“Break Their Lineage, Break Their Roots” China’s Crimes against Humanity Targeting Uyghurs and Other Turkic Muslims

In May 2014, the Chinese government launched the “Strike Hard Campaign against Violent Terrorism” (严厉打击暴力恐怖活动专项行动) in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang or XUAR) against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims. …

Amidst the trend towards mandatory due diligence, the Bangladesh Accord model should not be abandoned

The beginning of the previous decade marked an important milestone for business and human rights. The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) were adopted in 2011, introducing the concept …

IMPORTER LA LIBERTÉ: Utiliser le U.S Tariff Act pour lutter contre le travail forcé dans les chaînes d’approvisionnement

“Un monde de plus en plus interconnecté a entraîné l’étalement des chaînes d’approvisionnement aux quatre coins de la planète. Mais quel est le coût humain de l’augmentation de la demande …

ILO Report: Working from Home – From Invisibility to decent work

“Though working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a …

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