Uber, Lyft drivers seek state sick time protections as Covid-19 concern spreads

Drivers who are suing Uber and Lyft in Massachusetts and California over their status as independent contractors are asking the courts to issue immediate injunctions ordering the ride-share companies to classify them …

India: State regulations notified under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1857.

Following a rise of coronavirus cases in India, the state governments of Karnataka, Delhi, Maharashtra, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have enacted emergency regulations pursuant to the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 …

COVID-19 – time for governments, brands and employers to protect supply chain and precarious workers from hardship and infection

As the economic and human rights impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak come into view, we are again seeing supply chain and frontline workers, alongside those in precarious and informal jobs, …

America needs paid sick leave laws to stop coronavirus from spreading

Coronavirus has laid bare the extent to which the failure of our nation to require paid sick leave has now endangered all of us. Congress needs to urgently pass paid …

India: Karnataka Labor Department Notification Regarding Employees Infected with Coronavirus

The Department of Labor, of the state government of Karnataka has issued a notification dated March 5, 2020 (March 5 Notification) mandating that in light of the COVID-19 outbreak certain …

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