Taiwan’s foreign factory workers face rights violations amid latest Covid outbreak

“Taiwan may be at the tail-end of its worst Covid outbreak since the pandemic began, but migrant workers are still facing draconian lockdown measures that rights advocates describe as “discriminatory”. …

100 Years of Advancing Freedom of Association: ILO Convention 11’s role in promoting rights for agricultural workers

“In 1921, the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted the Right of Association (Agriculture) Convention (No. 11). Convention 11 advanced the principle that all those engaged in agriculture are entitled to …

Transatlantic trade co-operation: a lever for environmental and labour protection?

“After the second world war, the United States became the architect and staunchest supporter of a rules-based system of world trade, embodied in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade …

How Temp Agencies Keep Their Workers’ Wages Low

The Biden administration has targeted noncompete agreements. But other tactics depress worker wages. When Fredy Amador worked as a quality technical specialist for a temp agency in Chicago, he and …

OECD Complaint: FNV v. Just Eat Takeaway

OECD Complaint filed by FNV against Just Eat accepted by the Dutch National Contact point over violations of workers’ and trade union rights.      

La Corte Interamericana: Opinión consultiva sobre la libertad de asociación (Inter-American Court: Advisory opinion on freedom of association)

OPINIÓN CONSULTIVA SOBRE LOS DERECHOS A LA LIBERTAD SINDICAL, NEGOCIACIÓN COLECTIVA Y HUELGA, Y SU RELACIÓN CON OTROS DERECHOS, CON PERSPECTIVA DE GÉNERO “El 5 de mayo de 2021 la …

How to Protect Workers While Protecting the Climate

“Much of the resistance to climate protection lies in a deep fear that, whatever promises may be made, workers who lose their jobs will just be thrown on the economic …

Peru: Congress approved law that establishes labor rights for delivery drivers

This bill, which still has a second vote pending, would provide labor rights to delivery men , including the payment of utilities and health insurance. The Congress of the Republic approved last Friday an opinion that …

International Journal of Labour Research: COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better

“This article applies an econometric approach using data on the state of trade unions amidst COVID-19 to explain the contributions of social dialogue in increasing and enhancing trade union membership …

Ray-Ban maker Luxottica accused of anti-union behaviour at U.S. Georgia plant

U.S. and international unions have accused Ray-Ban maker Luxottica, the Italian arm of eyewear giant EssilorLuxottica (ESLX.PA), of violating workers’ right to unionise at a U.S. plant in Georgia and asked …

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