US Labor unions ask UN body to probe Starbucks’ use of legal loopholes

Labor unions on Thursday asked a United Nations agency to investigate whether gaps in U.S. law have allowed Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) to allegedly violate the rights of baristas organizing at the coffee …

ILO Guidance Note – Wage Protection for Migrant Workers

“Working time and wages are the working conditions that have the most direct and tangible effect on the everyday lives of workers and employers. Wages can determine job choice, the …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association Report (2023)

ILO’s Committee on Freedom of Association Report—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_872245.pdf–en/index.htm (additional languages available here)

ILO General Survey: Achieving Gender Equality At Work

Here is the new general survey from the ILO on Gender Equality at Work. General Survey on the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111), the Workers with Family …

ILO Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

The 2023 ILO CEACR Report is available here

ILO: Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World

“The number of hours worked, the way in which they are organized, and the availability of rest periods can significantly affect not only the quality of work, but also life …

ILO: Global Wage Report 2022-23: The impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power

“This year’s ILO Global Wage Report, the eighth in the series, presents an in-depth empirical analysis of how concurrent crises – the COVID-19 pandemic followed by the cost-of-living crisis – …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association 400th Report

Here is the most recent ILO CFA Report    

Decent work in the platform economy

The growth in the platform economy and platform work represents an opportunity for job creation and more flexible organization of production processes, but also a challenge in terms of fair …

Heading in the Wrong Direction: ‘Global Britain’ and ILO Standards on Industrial Action

Global Britain’ is the ambitious term used by the UK Government for describing Britain’s place in the world after Brexit. Attempts at definition have focused on its critical role as a defender of …

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