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Acuerdo para reintegrar a pilotos de Avianca que fueron despedidos por la huelga

Luego de cuatro años de realizada la huelga más larga de la historia en el transporte aéreo, en Colombia, decidida por ACDAC sindicato gremial de pilotos, en la empresa Avianca, …

Amazon Warehouse Workers in Alabama Will Get a Second Union Election

A U.S. federal labor official has ordered a new union election at an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Alabama.  After losing the first election in April, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store …

Uber on brink of pausing operations in Brussels after court ruling

Uber has been ordered to stop offering its main ride-hailing service in the Belgian capital of Brussels from Friday evening. The Brussels Appeal Court ruled on Wednesday that a 2015 ban …

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AMAZON v RETAIL, WHOLESALE AND DEPARTMENT STORE UNION, NLRB Case 10-RC-269250

Upon review of the record, the NLRB Regional Director agreed with the hearing officer’s recommendations, affirmed the hearing officer’s rulings, and ordered a second election at the Amazon warehouse in …

After 30 years on Bogotá’s buses, I fear that just transition is slipping out of our hands

“December 2021. That’s the last date when the buses I have been working in and around my whole life will be phased out, for a new generation of all-electric ones. …

Publicación: RETOS DEL TRABAJO DEL FUTURO: Una aproximación desde CoLombia

Esta publicación analiza los fenómenos del Futuro del Trabajo, traídos al contexto y los retos específicos nacionales en Colombia abordados en cuatro capítulos: El reto de pensar el futuro del …

In the absence of federal legislation, US labour unions are laying the groundwork for a post-fossil fuel economy

When Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the Green New Deal (GND) to Congress in 2019, many within organised labour responded with deep scepticism. The GND was presented as a non-binding resolution …

TRANSNATIONAL LEGAL TACTICS FOR LABOUR: How to make use of Corporate Accountability Mechanisms

“When the study Labour Conditions in the Global Supply Chain: What Is the Extent and Implications of German Corporate Responsibility? was written in 2011, the question of the legal responsibility …

It has the legal framework but what will it take to power genuine just transition in the Philippines?

In 2008, the Philippines passed the landmark Renewable Energy (RE) Act, which aimed to reduce the country’s carbon emissions and harness its local energy sources. The law was designed to attract …

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