Is the Jamaican government giving BPO investors the “green light to disregard labour laws”?

“With tens of thousands of jobs linked to the tourism sector lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Jamaican government has heralded the island’s fast-expanding business process outsourcing (BPO) sector …

Amicus Curiae: Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others

“The International Commission of Jurists will be appearing as an amicus curiae in the matter of Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others. In this matter, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South …

SPEAKING UP, BEING HEARD, MAKING CHANGE: The Theory and Practice of Worker Voice in Canada Today

“The Centre for Future Work released a report argues that an equitable economic recovery from COVID-19 depends on stronger labour protections.” Speaking-Up-Being-Heard-Making-Change

The Impact of COVID-19 on Long-Term Care Workers in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, and Australia

“From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care (LTC) workers around the world have been at the epicentre of the crisis, caring for those most vulnerable to the disease …

After Tazreen Fashions and Rana Plaza, Covid-19 once again exposes the human cost of fast fashion

“On 11 March 2021 it will be one year since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. And while almost every sector in every country on the planet has …

WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines

Today the Food Chain Workers Alliance is launching the report “WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines.” The report documents the devastating and disproportionate impacts of …

HesaMag: Special Edition – Occupational health in the courts

This special report on occupational safety cases brings together accounts of emblematic trials from various European countries. We hope that it will also provoke a debate about what kinds of litigation …

Building back worker safety under Biden

Under President Trump, the protection of workers in this country suffered badly. While corporations and the wealthy got tax cuts, federal worker protection programs saw staff cuts. Strategies to deter wage theft …

US: Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

“Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.” Click the picture:

Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize. When Abdul Tokhi, a father of two …

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