Foodora and the Swedish Transport Workers’ Union sign a historic collective agreement

Since February 2020, the Swedish Transport Workers’ Union and foodora have been in negotiations for a collective agreement that covers the company’s operations, including bicycle and moped bids. The collective agreement …

Myanmar Workers and Unions on the Front Lines in Fight Against Coup

On February 1, the Myanmar military staged a coup and seized power from the elected civilian government under the pretext of alleged election fraud. The coup leaders detained top government …

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 …

Abshir Hassan Abdulle v. Favori LLC

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) has secured a legal victory against FAVORI LLC, a Turkish Company that is managing Mogadishu Airport after it unlawfully dismissed Abshir Hassan Abdulle, …

Global Labor Allies, including ILAW Demand the Government of Guinea Enforce Freedom of Association and Health and Safety Rights as IUF Brings Complaints to the International Labor Organization

Rule of law must protect workers at the Marriott Sheraton Grand Conakry on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Dutch Development (FMO) Bank Investment Project.  Today, Global Labor Justice-International Labor …

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 …

The Gig Economy Is Coming for Millions of American Jobs

California’s vote to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as contractors has emboldened other employers to eliminate salaried positions—and has become a cornerstone of bigger plans to “Uberize” the U.S. workforce. …

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

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