ILO Asia Pacific Report: Opportunities for a Just Transition to environmental sustainability and COVID-19 recovery in the textile and garment sector in Asia

“The impact of COVID-19 on the textile and garment sector in Asian countries has been and continues to be immense, and may last for a very long time. While countries …

Janhavi Dave: “We need to empower home-based workers by investing in more co-operatives. Unity builds strength and resilience”

“South Asia is home to over 50 million home-based workers, most of whom are women. From agarbhatti incense stick rollers in India to piecework garment workers in Sri Lanka, they contribute immensely to …

Supply chain lessons from Long Beach

“I know you’re hearing a lot about something called ‘supply chains’,” said US president Joe Biden last week, in a speech explaining to Americans why their sneakers, toasters, bicycles and …

In the midst of the Covid crisis, Kenyan unions are attempting to tackle the climate emergency head on

“After 18 months of lockdowns, closed borders, grounded flights and travel restrictions, the global tourism industry is still reeling from the impact of Covid-19. One of the countries where this …

ETUI: Social Protection of Non-standard Workers & the Self-Employed during the Pandemic

“The Covid‑19 pandemic severely affected some categories of non-standard workers, and particularly the self‑employed. The emergency measures cushioned the potentially disastrous effect on their social circumstances, but undeniably highlighted even more the gaps in …

British Columbia: Uber drivers say they were fired for refusing unsafe work, file labour complaint

Three Uber drivers who were fired after alleged conflicts with passengers refusing to follow COVID-19 safety rules have filed a complaint against the tech giant through B.C.’s Labour Relations Board. The …

Lessons for the Post-COVID World of Work: Universal social protection as a driver for an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery

“Where do we stand? The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed serious gaps in social protection coverage. It became evident how many workers were not sufficiently covered by social protection in many …

Informe “Acceso a la justicia laboral durante la pandemia” en Colombia

Informe Acceso a la Justicia laboral durante la pandemia Este informe realizado por ILAW Network junto con FES Colombia, Centro de Solidaridad y Defens para las Centrales Sindicales CUT y …

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 …

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 …

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