Court decision regarding duty of fair representation, provision of trade union office (Case number 2017Da218642)

This is a court decision regarding duty of the employer to provide trade union office not only to the representative bargaining labor union but also to other labor union. (English) https://library.scourt.go.kr/SCLIB_data/decision/50-2017Da218642_TraUniOff_hs.htm …

South Africa: Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union v South African Correctional Services Workers’ Union and Others (CCT152/17) [2018] ZACC 24; [2018] 11 BLLR 1035 (CC); 2018 (11) BCLR 1411 (CC); (2018) 39 ILJ 2646 (CC) (23 August 2018)

This is a case about minority union rights. Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU), the majority union, signed an agreement with the Department of Correctional Services. The agreement set …

Court decision regarding tort liability of the union representative (Case number: 2016Da205908)

This is a court decision regarding tort liability of the labor union representative. It is possible to limit the union representative’s representative authority by requiring an internal procedure in order …

US warns of North Korea’s global outsourcing of forced labor

This article discusses possible criminal charges or fine in case American companies involve North Korean workers in their supply chain. It discusses that the North Korean Government receives foreign currency …

Foster parents and fundamental labour rights

The work of parenting is a labour of love. There is no work that is harder and there is no work that is more rewarding. How many parents have reflected …

Social Service League, M.P. Shah Hospital v Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions and Allied Workers

This case is about when the registration of the collective bargain agreement can be set aside. The court believed that a collective agreement is like a contract. Unless it is …

North Korea has 2.6 million ‘modern slaves,’ new report estimates 

This article discusses a report which finds that there are 2.6 million people living under slavery and the vast majority of the population are being forced to work by the …

Law, skills and the creation of jobs as ‘contract’ work in India: exploring survey data to make inferences for labour law reform

This paper maps the relationship between the increasing preference for ‘contract labor’ in India. It was found that when employers are unwilling to “invest”, workers too, do not “investment” in …

LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT TO REGULATE, IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW, THE ACTIVITIES OF TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ENTERPRISES

Zero Draft BHR Treaty

Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation and Allied Workers v West Kenya Sugar Company Limited

This case discussed whether the trade union can represent casual employees. The Employment Act, the Regulation of Wages, and Conditions of Employment Act contains contents about casual employees. In this …

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