Civil Courts Coping with Covid-19

“Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in civil courts – experiences in 23 countries. Reports from 23 countries across the globe The unforeseen Covid-19 pandemic has propelled unprecedented transformations in civil …

IACHR to investigate brazilian government and mining companies for human rights violations during the pandemic based on stories by the Mining Observatory

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) accepted a complaint from union entities about the agglomerations of workers and the violations of rights during the pandemic in the operations of Brazilian …

First global analysis of COVID-19 support for workers ranks 181 governmental responses to the pandemic, finds Argentina top

A new global study from UNI Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has found that 98 per cent of the world’s workers are not getting the sick pay, …

COVID-19: AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE WHERE FRONTLINE WORKERS ARE BEST PROTECTED

As of April 2021, an estimated 3 million people—and counting—have died from COVID-19, and 2020 was the most dangerous year on record for many economic sectors, especially for workers in …

ACHR to investigate brazilian government and mining companies for human rights violations during the pandemic

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) accepted a complaint from union entities about the agglomerations of workers and the violations of rights during the pandemic in the operations of …

Ley 2088 de Trabajo en casa, deficiencias y retrocesos laborales para los trabajadores colombianos

Desde el inicio de la pandemia se había dispuesto vía circular ministerial que los trabajos que pudiesen realizarse de manera remota para evitar el desplazamiento del trabajador, se realizara de …

MARITIME HUMAN RIGHTS RISKS AND THE COVID-19 CREW CHANGE CRISIS A TOOL TO SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE

“The maritime industry is responsible for transporting more than 80 per cent of global trade of goods, such as automobiles, bulk commodities, chemicals, wood products, iron and steel, garments and …

Investments in social protection and their impacts on economic growth

“Social protection is an internationally recognised human right, and it plays an important role in supporting and raising living standards and fostering social and economic development. The COVID-19 pandemic has, …

The ‘long Covid’ of work relations and the future of remote work

The pandemic made us all familiar with ‘social distancing’. Employers are starting to glimpse a future where ‘contractual distancing’ is progressively normalised. For all the suffering it wrought and the …

ILO Report: Working from Home – From Invisibility to decent work

“Though working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a …

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