News

Tirana Municipal Police Found Guilty of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in Landmark Case

The Tirana Municipal Police have been found guilty of discrimination due to race, ethnicity, and economic status against Agron Cura, a member of the Egyptian Albanian community. On March 3, …

Anticipan cascada de quejas laborales bajo el T-MEC

Los procedimientos estarían enfocados en el sector maquilador y una queja que se presentaría en breve sería contra Fisher Dynamics, fabricante de autopartes en Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Susana Prieto Terrazas, representante …

Germany passes law on tougher oversight of supply chains

Germany’s parliament on Friday passed a supply chain act, paving the way for stricter regulation that will force large companies to pay fines of up to 2% of their annual …

Resources

US Supreme Court Decision: NESTLE USA, INC. v. DOE ET AL

Find the full decision here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-416_i4dj.pdf Nestlé and Cargill were sued on behalf of six children trafficked from Mali to Cote D’Ivoire to forcibly harvest cocoa under dangerous conditions. Today, 16 …

ILO Report – Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

“Since the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), domestic workers have gained legal protection in many countries. For too many domestic workers, however, decent work has not …

CASE OF NORWEGIAN CONFEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (LO) AND NORWEGIAN TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION (NTF) v. NORWAY (ECtHR)

The European Court of Human rights held that the right to strike under Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights takes precedence of economic freedom. “Firstly, the Court …

Enforceable social clauses in trade agreements with ‘bite’?

“Implications of the EU–South Korea Panel of Experts Report of 20 January 2021 Policy Implications The EU–South Korea Panel of Experts Report (‘the Report’) confounded expectations by asserting that it …

Mrs F Mercer v Alternative Furture Group Ltd and Others: UKEAT/0196/20/JOJ

Section 146 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 protects workers against detriment related to taking part in the activities of an independent trade union. However, the …

The Shell climate verdict: a major win for mandatory due diligence and corporate accountability

The global movement to hold corporations accountable for their impact on the climate is having a moment. Wednesday, 26 May, may well go down in history as the most important …

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Webinar: Litigating the Digital Platform Model – What’s next?

The ILAW Network would like to invite you to a moderated discussion on recent employment litigation against digital platform companies, as featured in our recent Issue Brief – Taken for a …

June 23, 2021

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