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News

UAW Urges US to Overturn Mercedes-Benz Loss on Accusations of Union Busting

The United Auto Workers is asking the US labor board to overturn its unionization defeat at Mercedes-Benz Group AG’s Alabama plants last week, alleging that illegal interference by the company prevented a fair vote. Employees …

Tech firms’ Kenyan contractors lobby Biden for labor protections

For years, Kenyan labor activists have complained that big tech companies such as Meta outsource vital functions such as content moderation to third-party contracting firms that inflict dire working conditions, …

Fruit Worker Who Said Her Hands Bled Sues Former UK Employer

A Nepalese farm worker who came to the UK to pick berries is suing her ex-employer for unpaid wages and discrimination in what campaigners say is the first case of …

Resources

‘Migration, migrant work(ers) and the gig economy’

“The term ‘gig economy’ typically denotes task-based work conducted outside of a formal employment relationship, often paid per task and to various degrees governed by digital platforms (Woodcock and Graham, …

CANADA RENEWS EFFORTS TO ADDRESS FORCED LABOR IN NEW SUPPLY CHAIN LAW, BUT MISSES THE MARK

Canada’s long-awaited, Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (Act) went into effect on January 1, 2024. While it is largely a disclosure law, it also …

MEXICO – MEASURES CONCERNING LABOR RIGHTS AT THE SAN MARTIN MINE (MEX-USA-2023-31A-01)

WASHINGTON ­– United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today issued the following statement after a Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRM) panel established under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) found against the United …

ATUMA & former employees v. Unilever (OECD Guidelines)

Allegations On 12 April 2018, a group of former workers of Unilever-Marsavco in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) filed a complaint with the Dutch NCP and UK NCP. On 26 April …

EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace

This guidance serves as a resource for employers, employees, and practitioners; for EEOC staff and the staff of other agencies that investigate, adjudicate, or litigate harassment claims or conduct outreach …

In the face of climate change, workers’ health is put to the test by new dangers

“Under the midday sun, lugging a heavy cooler in one hand and a mini barbecue in the other, Edimar Santiago walks the length and breadth of Rio de Janeiro’s Vermelha …

Upcoming Events

ILAW Global Conference 2024

We are excited to invite you to the Third ILAW Network Global Conference, which will be  held on October 9 – 11 in Morocco! We hope that you will be …

October 9–11, 2024

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