Valley Hospital Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a Valley Hospital Medical Center and Local Joint Executive Board of Las Vegas

Holding: We have carefully reexamined the question of whether an employer’s statutory obligation to check off union dues terminates upon expiration of a collectivebargaining agreement, especially in light of the …

A Draft Adrift: What next for the UN treaty?

“The Eighth Session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (OEIGWG), scheduled for 25-29 October, is already off to a rough start. …

Employment Status and Trade Union Rights: Applying Occam’s Razor

“The National Union of Professional Foster Carers (NUPFC) was set up to represent the distinctive occupational interests of foster carers. As a preliminary step, the NUPFC applied to the Certification …

Decent work in the platform economy

The growth in the platform economy and platform work represents an opportunity for job creation and more flexible organization of production processes, but also a challenge in terms of fair …

US: The Story Behind the Averted Rail Strike Is About Employers and Exploitation

“The short story behind the now-averted railroad strike is this: The largest freight railroad carriers in the country were willing to cripple the transportation infrastructure of the United States rather …

The Seoul Administrative Court overturns the decisions of the National Labor Relations Commission that recognized “gig economy” drivers for ride-hailing platform(“Tada”) as employees.

“On July 8th, 2022, The Seoul Administration Court ruled that the National Labor Relations Commission’s decisions to recognize the drivers of the ride-hailing service “Tada” as employees should be canceled. …

Poland’s generous welcome doesn’t mitigate the personal upheaval, labour gaps and potential abuses facing Ukrainian female refugees

“Tell them your story. If you are asked about your weaknesses, put them in a positive light. Don’t be afraid to ask questions!” During a webinar organised for Ukrainian refugees by Mamo …

India: Improving the Street Vendors Act: Limitations and Gaps and way forward

“The street vendors act is an essential piece of legislation for Indian street vendors that has significantly contributed to improving their status in the country and protecting their rights. There …

It’s time to build a global arbitration system to defend workers’ rights

“Many consumers are appalled to learn that the products they buy are produced by exploited workers, and have demanded action from companies and governments; the result has been a growing …

Heading in the Wrong Direction: ‘Global Britain’ and ILO Standards on Industrial Action

Global Britain’ is the ambitious term used by the UK Government for describing Britain’s place in the world after Brexit. Attempts at definition have focused on its critical role as a defender of …

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