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Amazon Broke Labor Law in Anti-Union Push, NLRB Judge Rules

Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law as part of its efforts to resist unionization at two facilities in New York City, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled in a …

Platform workers need stronger legal protection

This year will be a crucial year for the platform economy. After the European Commission’s proposal on improving working conditions in platform work in December 2021 and long discussions in …

McDonald’s Ex-HR Chief Hit With Novel Ruling Over Toxic Culture

McDonald’s Corp.’s former chief people officer, who was fired for sexual harassment, must face claims that he spent years ignoring red flags about its toxic workplace culture, a Delaware judge …

New issue of the Global Labour Rights Reporter

Resources

Berry Industry Blues: LABOUR RIGHTS IN MEXICO’S SUPPLY CHAINS

“On the frontline of the multi-million-dollar berry industry, Mexican agricultural workers endure squalid living conditions and consistent work insecurity as they undertake back-breaking work to line the pockets of multinational …

In re McDonald’s Corporation Stockholder Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 2021-0324-JTL (Del. Ch. 2023)

Defendant David Fairhurst served as Executive Vice President and Global Chief People Officer of McDonald’s Corporation (“McDonald’s” or the “Company”) from 2015 until his termination with cause in 2019. In …

Book: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LABOUR LAW

“Today, we encounter artificial intelligence (AI) applications at every turn, albeit often unnoticed. AI research has developed at a rapid pace. What seemed almost unthinkable yesterday may already be an …

THE HOUSE ALWAYS WINS: THE ALGORITHMIC GAMBLIFICATION OF WORK

In a new article, I draw on a multi-year, first-of-its-kind ethnographic study of organizing on-demand workers to examine these dramatic changes in wage calculation, coordination, and distribution: the use of …

The Anti-Strike Law is a Historic Attack on Workers’ Rights

The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill is extraordinary for the power it gives to the government to deny to workers what is universally regarded as a fundamental human right. A …

How Rising Temperatures Are Becoming a Labor Story

“When an extraordinary heat wave hit the Pacific Northwest in June 2021, with temperatures soaring to a record 116 degrees in Portland, it sent a hard-to-ignore message that extreme heat has become …

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