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U.S. bars Malaysian glove maker Supermax over alleged labour abuses

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -The United States has barred imports from Malaysian glove maker Supermax Corp over alleged forced labour practices, the fourth Malaysian firm to face such a ban in …

México se encamina a regular la relación laboral en las plataformas digitales | Mexico moves to regulate labor relations on digital platforms

La Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS) evalúa ya las vías para regular el trabajo en plataformas digitales y podría ser la próxima reforma laboral que se discuta en México. Diversas …

Want to know what a just transition to a green economy looks like? Ask the workers

If you really want to know what a just transition looks like, don’t start with the official speeches of Cop26. Ideally, don’t even ask me. Ask those who need it most. …

Resources

ILO Asia Pacific Report: Opportunities for a Just Transition to environmental sustainability and COVID-19 recovery in the textile and garment sector in Asia

“The impact of COVID-19 on the textile and garment sector in Asian countries has been and continues to be immense, and may last for a very long time. While countries …

HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE LAWS: KEY CONSIDERATIONS BRIEFING ON CIVIL LIABILITY FOR DUE DILIGENCE FAILURES

“Aiming to increase corporate respect for human rights throughout their global operations, some states have enacted or are considering new laws to require or encourage businesses to undertake human rights …

The definition of worker in the platform economy: Exploring workers’ risks and regulatory solutions

“Digital labour platforms are increasingly impacting the world of work and workers’ conditions. Their role in the labour market has become a central topic in research and policy discussions, even …

Supply chain lessons from Long Beach

“I know you’re hearing a lot about something called ‘supply chains’,” said US president Joe Biden last week, in a speech explaining to Americans why their sneakers, toasters, bicycles and …

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”. …

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