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United States Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Violations at Panasonic Facility

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today announced that the United States has asked Mexico to review whether workers at the Panasonic Automotive Systems de Mexico facility in Reynosa, State …

CA Bill Taking Aim at Bossware Would Revolutionize Workers’ Digital Rights

There is the first glimmer of hope that concrete legislation on workers’ digital rights may finally be getting serious consideration – and in one of the most influential states. Assemblyman Ash …

Malaysia: Appeals court rules undocumented worker can take case to Labour Court

In an appeal involving an undocumented worker’s claim for her unpaid wages, the Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s landmark decision that a worker’s immigration status should not …

Resources

BILL: AB-1651 Worker rights: Workplace Technology Accountability Act.

Here is the full text of the bill introduced in California to curb ‘bossware’: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB1651

Ukraine’s new labour law could ‘open Pandora’s box’ for workers

Ukrainian parliament set to vote on new labour law that threatens workers with a ‘rollback to the 19th century’ “With one letter [our employer] sent us away, and our dialogue …

Cooperatives and the World of Work No. 14 – Partnerships between trade unions and the social and solidarity economy to support informal economy workers

“Over two billion workers, representing 61.2 per cent of global employment, are in the informal economy (ILO 2018a). Workers’ experiences differ significantly depending on their occupation, with women concentrated in …

Failure to Deliver: Assessing Amazon’s Freedom of Association Policy under International Labor Standards

On March 11, 2022, Amazon announced a new policy on freedom of association under international standards.[1] Citing International Labor Organization and United Nations principles, Amazon pledged to comply with global norms …

Guía de orientaciones de Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo frente a la COVID-19 para personas empleadoras y trabajadoras del hogar

“La pandemia originada por la COVID-19 ha tenido un impacto sin precedentes en el mundo laboral. En este contexto, uno de los sectores más afectados ha sido el del trabajo …

ILO Working Paper: Protection of workers’ personal data: General principles

“This study on “the legal protection of workers’ personal data” aims to develop the knowledge base on this subject in light of legal and technological developments. The purpose of this …

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