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México pone a prueba un nuevo modelo de justicia laboral con una etapa más compleja de la reforma

México pone a prueba un nuevo modelo de justicia laboral, exigido por el Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC), con el inicio de la etapa más compleja de …

EU: Antitrust: Commission adopts Guidelines on collective agreements by solo self-employed people

The European Commission has adopted today its Guidelines on the application of EU competition law to collective agreements (‘Guidelines’) regarding the working conditions of solo self-employed people. The Guidelines clarify when certain …

Rideshare, retailers brace for tough U.S. independent contractor rule

After weeks of lobbying the White House on how gig workers should be treated, the rideshare, delivery and retail industries are bracing for a new rule that is likely to …

New issue of the Global Labour Rights Reporter


Valley Hospital Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a Valley Hospital Medical Center and Local Joint Executive Board of Las Vegas

Holding: We have carefully reexamined the question of whether an employer’s statutory obligation to check off union dues terminates upon expiration of a collectivebargaining agreement, especially in light of the …

A Draft Adrift: What next for the UN treaty?

“The Eighth Session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (OEIGWG), scheduled for 25-29 October, is already off to a rough start. …

Employment Status and Trade Union Rights: Applying Occam’s Razor

“The National Union of Professional Foster Carers (NUPFC) was set up to represent the distinctive occupational interests of foster carers. As a preliminary step, the NUPFC applied to the Certification …

Decent work in the platform economy

The growth in the platform economy and platform work represents an opportunity for job creation and more flexible organization of production processes, but also a challenge in terms of fair …

US: The Story Behind the Averted Rail Strike Is About Employers and Exploitation

“The short story behind the now-averted railroad strike is this: The largest freight railroad carriers in the country were willing to cripple the transportation infrastructure of the United States rather …

The Seoul Administrative Court overturns the decisions of the National Labor Relations Commission that recognized “gig economy” drivers for ride-hailing platform(“Tada”) as employees.

“On July 8th, 2022, The Seoul Administration Court ruled that the National Labor Relations Commission’s decisions to recognize the drivers of the ride-hailing service “Tada” as employees should be canceled. …

Upcoming Events

ILAW Network’s Second Global Conference

We are excited to invite you to the ILAW Network’s Second Global Conference, to be held on October 7-9, 2022, in Brussels, Belgium. We very much hope you will be …

October 7–9, 2022

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