UK: “Tribunal awards £2 for employer’s refusal of unsuitable companion at disciplinary hearing”

In a decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the United Kingdom, applying Section 10 of the Employment Relations Act 1999 and reconsidering its decision in Toal & Hughes …

UK, EU: “In Unions We Trust! Analysing Confidence in Unions across Europe”

This article reports on the findings of an empirical study undertaken in fourteen European countries, exploring whether there is a genuine crisis regarding “confidence in unions”. It emerges that unions …

Mongolia: Monitoring by the Trade Unions on the Implementation of the Labour Law

This report was conducted by the National Legal Institute of Mongolia in 2008. It examines the current role of representative organizations and discusses the need and legal means to advance …

“Transnational Collective Agreements and the Development of New Spaces for Union Action: The Formal and Informal Uses of International and European Framework Agreements in the UK”

This article explores the relevance of transnational collective agreements (TCAs) for industrial relations on an international and UK basis. The empirical study considers four UK multinational companies covered by TCAs, …

UK: “Digital Labour”

In this chapter of the book, “Digital Geographies,” the authors look at both how geography matters and for whom it matters as employers increasingly utilize income-generating “digital labor” located around …

MR. OLADIMEJI OLUSANYA v. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC

MR. OLADIMEJI OLUSANYA v. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC

South Africa Has A New Trade Union Federation. Can It Break the Mould?

The newly launched South African Federation of Trade Unions, with nearly 700,000 members, is the second largest federation in South Africa. It attempts to be a voice for informal and …

South Korea: Court decision regarding lawful employer’s lock-out (Case Number: 2013Da101425)

This is a court decision regarding employer’s lock-out requirements and the criteria for the continuance of lock-out to be legitimate, and employer’s duty of wage payment during the lock-out period …

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. CITY OF SEATTLE

Complaint filed in federal district court seeking to overturn the Seattle Municipal Ordinance allowing drivers working in the for-hire transportation industry to elect a representative and to bargain over wages with …

Inter-american protection of freedom of association and labor stability: The case of Lagos del Campo vs. Peru

Title in Spanish: “La protección interamericana de la libertad sindical y de la estabilidad laboral: El caso Lagos del Campo vs. Perú The case discussed in the present article is …

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