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News

In First Case of its Kind, NLRB Judge Declares Non-Compete Clause Is an Unfair Labor Practice

Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Sarah Karpinen issued her decision in J.O. Mory, Inc. yesterday. The case mostly revolves around an employer firing a union organizer that became employed at the company with …

US Supreme Court backs Starbucks over fired pro-union workers

he U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks (SBUX.O), opens new tab in the coffee chain’s challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize …

Thousands of Amazon Flex drivers file for arbitration over contractor status

Thousands of Amazon.com Flex drivers classified as contractors filed arbitration claims on Tuesday, , their lawyer told Reuters, saying they should be treated as full employees. About 15,800 drivers have …

Resources

The Supreme Court Ruling in the Starbucks Case Proves the Law Won’t Save Labor

In Starbucks Corp v. McKinney, the Supreme Court ordered lower courts to apply a stricter test when deciding whether to grant the National Labor Relations Board’s petitions for emergency relief, like …

Heat stress at work—a political emergency

In 2022, 61,000 deaths in the European Union were attributed to summer heat. Likely  an underestimate, this is only one of many indicators of the growing and unavoidable challenge posed by the impacts of climate …

Olson v. California

Under the deferential rational basis standard, the en banc court concluded that there were plausible reasons for treating transportation and delivery referral companies differently from other types of referral companies, …

Algorithmic Management and a New Generation of Rights at Work

Technology is once again transforming the world of work. The introduction of new technologies in the workplace has long been a site of tension and contestation between workers and employers, …

Advancing worker-centred trade in the 2026 CUSMA review

“Labour rights, migrant workers and the CUSMA rapid-response labour mechanism The labour chapter of the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (Chapter 23) contains a number of significant developments compared to the labour provisions …

CSDDD – A timid step forward in the fight against corporate human rights abuse

“The European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), soon to be formally confirmed by the European Council, reflects an important step in corporate accountability for human rights abuses. The directive …

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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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