ILAW Network Amicus Brief to the US Supreme Court

The ILAW Network submitted an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court concerning the right of trade unions to access rural workers employed on private farms. The brief provides a …

ECCHR Press Release: Germany announces mandatory human rights due diligence law

After months of negotiations, Germany’s government today announced an agreement on a German mandatory human rights due diligence law (Lieferkettengesetz). The proposal is a compromise and lacks some core demands …

Somalia’s Ratification of Seven (7) ILO Conventions Represents New Hope for Workers, Says Festu

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) applauds the official signing and ratification of seven International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions by Somalia’s Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble, on behalf of …

Exclusive: Google workers across the globe announce international union alliance to hold Alphabet accountable

Google workers across the world are coming together to form a global union alliance. The newly formed coalition, called Alpha Global, is comprised of 13 different unions representing workers in …

Immigrant Workers Win Payout For Illegal Union Recognition

A carnival company must pay more than $383,000 in back pay after it forced a union on immigrant workers and struck a collective bargaining agreement that paid the employees lower …

Comisiones Nacionales Tripartitas de Relaciones Laborales. Análisis comparado. Concepto del Panel de Expertos de LO TCO Suecia

Serie conceptos técnicos del Panel de Expertos de la LO TCO de Suecia: Las Centrales sindicales LO y TCO de Suecia cuentan con un Panel de Expertos, abogados laborales internacionales …

HACIA UNA REGULACIÓN DEL TRABAJO EN PLATAFORMAS

Nuestro colega, miembro de ILAW, analiza “¿Cuál es el poder conceptual de la economía colaborativa? El trabajo en plataformas parece transformar las nociones del empleo asalariado y presenta claroscuros como …

The Panel Report under the EU-Korea Trade Agreement Concerning Labor Practices: What are the Purposes of Trade Agreements as they Relate to the ILO’s Fundamental Labor Rights?

In recent years, workers’ rights advocates have increasingly urged the US and the EU to strengthen the commitments under the labor chapters of their trade agreements. Following up on the …

Which workers and which unions can claim protection under freedom of association? The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision Part II

Rejecting the Korean accusation that the EU was seeking to illegitimately ‘harmonise’ labour standards, the Panel carefully analysed the principles established under international law. This entailed examination of Korean trade …

Which workers and which unions can claim protection under freedom of association? The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision Part II

“This blog continues analysis of the EU-Korea FTA Expert Panel Report, focussing on the significance of the findings regarding ‘Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to …

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