ILAW Statement: Condemning the Continued Harassment of Zimbabwean Workers

The ILAW Network has sent a letter to the President of Zimbabwe condemning the continued harassment of workers and trade unionists in Zimbabwe, including labeling ZCTU as a terrorist organization. …

UNI condemns Zimbabwe for labelling trade union as terrorists

UNI Global Union condemns in the strongest terms the labelling of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) as a terrorist organization and demands an end to the persecution of …

Zimbabwe: Authorities must drop charges against health care workers for demanding better wages

In response to charges levelled against 13 nurses who are accused of contravening lockdown regulations, introduced as a way to address COVID-19, by protesting to demand better wages and working …

Doctors sue Zimbabwe government over lack of Covid-19 protective equipment

The Zimbabwean government has been taken to court over its failure to provide doctors working on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic with masks. The Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights …

Zimbabwe: Doctors sue over COVID-19 exposure

ZIMBABWE’S 1 500 doctors working at public health institutions are exposed to the killer coronavirus after government failed to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and have sued to force authorities …

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Issues Detention Orders against Companies Suspected of Using Forced Labor

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different products, imported from five different countries yesterday, September 30. This action was based on information obtained …

Zimbabwe Independent Legislator Takes on Chinese Companies for Worker Abuse

“A Zimbabwean legislator is taking on Chinese companies that he says aren’t adhering to local laws and are abusing workers in the African nation. China’s investments in the country should …

Vendors demand clear informal sector policy

GOVERNMENT and political parties should come up with clear policies on the management of the informal sector as well as strategies to incorporate it into the formal economy, vendors leaders …

Tobacco’s Hidden Children: Hazardous Child Labor in United States Tobacco Farming

Human Rights Watch findings set out in this report, show that no child under age 18 should be permitted to perform work in which they come into direct contact with tobacco …

Trade Unions Services and Benefits in Africa

This report evaluates the impact of trade union activities in Africa. The study is done against the backdrop of privatization of public corporations and the growth of the informal economy, …

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