WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines

Today the Food Chain Workers Alliance is launching the report “WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines.” The report documents the devastating and disproportionate impacts of …

HesaMag: Special Edition – Occupational health in the courts

This special report on occupational safety cases brings together accounts of emblematic trials from various European countries. We hope that it will also provoke a debate about what kinds of litigation …

ILO Report: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

The report offers a comprehensive picture of the experience of workers and businesses on online web-based and location-based platforms, drawing on surveys and interviews with some 12,000 workers and representatives …

Abshir Hassan Abdulle v. Favori LLC

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) has secured a legal victory against FAVORI LLC, a Turkish Company that is managing Mogadishu Airport after it unlawfully dismissed Abshir Hassan Abdulle, …

US: Why District Attorneys Should Take Up Wage Theft Criminalization

“Studies show that employers steal billions each year from their employees, most often by failing to pay the minimum wage or overtime. Wage theft figures from the ten largest states alone reach …

UK: The (Other) Major Victory for London Uber Drivers: Supreme Court Clarifies “Working Time”

“As has been widely reported, the British Supreme Court ruled today that London Uber drivers are “workers,” and not independent contractors, within the meaning of British law. Accordingly, these drivers are entitled …

Efectividad jurídica de los Comentarios de la Comisión de Expertos en Aplicación de Convenios y Recomendaciones de la OIT: Análisis a partir de un estudio de caso

“Este articulo pretende ayudar a comprender cómo los tribunales nacionales pueden dar una aplicación efectiva de las normas internacionales del trabajo que no están sujetas a ratificación por los Estados, …

Uber BV v. Aslam (UK Supreme Court)

The UK Supreme Court in a unanimous decision upholds and affirms the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal that Uber drivers are employees, and that working time includes time that …

Germany adds to recognition of platform workers

Digitally organised platform work can offer advantages for workers on platforms, such as low-threshold access to work opportunities, mobility and high flexibility. This is especially true of highly skilled work …

US: Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

“Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.” Click the picture:

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