European Centre of Expertise (ECE) in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policies: Thematic Review 2021 on Platform work

“Platform work is growing, yet it still remains a moderate to marginal form of economic activity across the EU. The lack of a conceptual quality framework and a unified approach …

US: Republican politicians: Let OSHA do its job

“Quite early in my career as a lawyer for the U.S. Labor Department — at the dawn of the Reagan presidency — I found myself trying a number of safety …

WHO/ILO: Almost 2 million people die from work-related causes each year

Work-related diseases and injuries were responsible for the deaths of 1.9 million people in 2016, according to the first joint estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour …

Corte Constitucional colombiana falla demanda sobre presunta reforma laboral

El pasado 19 de agosto la Corte Constitucional les dio la razónLas centrales sindicales CUT, CTC y CGT, quienes con el apoyo en la construcción jurídica de la demanda de …

European equality law review

IN THIS ISSUE ■ Setting and achieving standards: Independent assistance competences of the equality body ■ Gender equality and tax policies in the EU ■ Protection of self-employed from discrimination …

Worked to death: How a Chinese tuna juggernaut crushed its Indonesian workers

“One of China’s biggest tuna fishing firms, Dalian Ocean Fishing, made headlines last year when four young Indonesian deckhands fell sick and died from unknown illnesses after allegedly being subject …

FNV v Uber BV

Drivers who have personally connected with Uber and who transport passengers via the Uber app are covered by the Collective Labor Agreement for Taxi Transport. The legal relationship between Uber and …

Right to disconnect: Exploring company practices

“Digital technologies have made it possible for many workers to carry out their work at any time and anywhere, with consequent advantages and disadvantages. Potential advantages include greater autonomy, better …

Alvaro Hernan Quina v. Rappi S.A.S.

Official Decision in Spanish: FALLO TUTELA 2021-00878  

Human Rights for Working Prisoners

A few days ago it was highlighted in the press that the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers was in discussions with the Ministry of Justice. The aim of these was to explore …

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