Comprehensive analysis of EU Commission’s proposal for a directive on due diligence

“On 23 February 2022, the European Commission released its proposal for a directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. The European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ), representing over 480 civil society, …

Puerto Rican Jockeys Win Antitrust Appeal Over Racetrack Strike

A Puerto Rican jockeys union and its members scored a victory Monday against antitrust claims brought by a racetrack and horse racing federation, when a federal appeals court in Boston …

Decálogo para una agenda laboral 2022-2026. Prioridades para legislar aspectos laborales en Colombia

ILAW Network en alianza con la Friedrich Ebert Stiftung en Colombia y el Observatorio Laboral de la Universidad del Rosario, proponen un “Decálogo para una agenda laboral 2022-2026” Decálogo Laboral. …

Landmark Dindigul Agreement to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence and Harassment at Eastman Exports Natchi Apparels with the Support of Global Allies

Today Eastman Exports Global Clothing Private Limited, the Tamil Nadu Textile and Common Labour Union, the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and Global Labor Justice – International Labor Rights Forum, along …

ETUI: Labour rights in trade agreements: five new stories

“Labour provisions in trade agreements have been criticised for minimal effectiveness in improving employment conditions. Five recent cases point to some benefits and to the lessons on when and how labour provisions can be effective. They make a difference in particular …

European Court of Human Right: Work-Related Rights Fact Sheet

Here is the updated factsheet on work-related cases by the European Court of Human Rights: https://www.echr.coe.int/documents/fs_work_eng.pdf

The P&O debacle shows that UK labour law needs an overhaul

“A few years ago, P&O ferries with names like Spirit of Britain and Pride of Kent were under the UK flag with mostly UK-based crew on an average salary of …

Bangladesh ratifies the Minimum Age Convention

Bangladesh has now ratified all ILO Fundamental instruments. On 22 March 2022, the Government of Bangladesh deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Minimum Age Convention, …

Ukraine’s government dismantles labour rights during the war

Law radically curtailing labour rights is crucial in face of Russian invasion, say Ukrainian politicians. Trade unions say it’s an excuse for deregulation Ukraine’s proposed new law to deregulate labour …

A Missed Opportunity to Improve Workers’ Rights in Global Supply Chains

“After two more robust mandatory human rights due diligence (HRDD) proposals were rejected by the European Commission’s (EC) Regulatory Scrutiny Board, revealing the influence of the business lobby, the EC …

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