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 …

New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From Covid-19

New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, sued Amazon on Tuesday evening, arguing that the company provided inadequate safety protection for workers in New York City during the pandemic and retaliated …

ILO Committee of Experts Annual Report 2021

 Application of International Labour Standards 2021 Addendum to the 2020 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations International Labour Conference 109th Session, 2021 https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_771042.pdf

Non-standard workers and the self-employed in the EU

Social protection during the Covid-19 pandemic “The lockdown and other restrictive measures introduced during the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic recession have had a strong impact on labour markets …

During a pandemic, democracy at work is even more important than ever

““I don’t mind working, but I do mind dying.” This slogan comes from the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, whose members protested, among other things, against the dangers of working on …

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