Crying Out for Justice: Wage Theft Against Migrant Workers during COVID-19

The pandemic has devastated the lives of many migrant workers across the globe, leaving many of them hopeless and with no options before them as they are left jobless and …

Garment Workers Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic Still Wait for Severance Pay

A new report says millions of dollars in wages have been withheld from garment workers around the world by factories contracted by major fashion brands. Over a crackling phone line, …

FIRED, THEN ROBBED Fashion brands’ complicity in wage theft during Covid-19

“The world’s garment workers have been among the hardest hit by the economic ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. Hours and wages have declined for many of those lucky enough to …

Garment Workers Win Historic Victory in Effort to Transform Fashion Industry

In March 2020, Amanda Lee McCarty was laid off from her job. For years, she had been working in the fashion industry as a buyer and product developer. But as …

Legal analysis of the regulation and implementation of “teleworking” in Montenegro’s Labour Framework

“The Covid-19 pandemic, officially declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, has had a profound effect on labour relations and the organization of work across sectors. In …

Wage theft and pandemic profits: The right to a living wage for garment workers

“A year into the pandemic, garment workers producing for major fashion brands are owed months of unpaid wages, benefits and severance pay while most brands record large profits More than …

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 …

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