The Impact of COVID-19 on Long-Term Care Workers in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, and Australia

“From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care (LTC) workers around the world have been at the epicentre of the crisis, caring for those most vulnerable to the disease …

After Tazreen Fashions and Rana Plaza, Covid-19 once again exposes the human cost of fast fashion

“On 11 March 2021 it will be one year since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. And while almost every sector in every country on the planet has …

Modern Slavery Act: Five years of reporting CONCLUSIONS FROM MONITORING CORPORATE DISCLOSURE

The report takes our five years of work collecting and analysing statements and concludes that the UK Modern Slavery Act has failed in its objective to protect victims of forced …

WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines

Today the Food Chain Workers Alliance is launching the report “WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines.” The report documents the devastating and disproportionate impacts of …

HesaMag: Special Edition – Occupational health in the courts

This special report on occupational safety cases brings together accounts of emblematic trials from various European countries. We hope that it will also provoke a debate about what kinds of litigation …

ILO Report: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

The report offers a comprehensive picture of the experience of workers and businesses on online web-based and location-based platforms, drawing on surveys and interviews with some 12,000 workers and representatives …

Abshir Hassan Abdulle v. Favori LLC

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) has secured a legal victory against FAVORI LLC, a Turkish Company that is managing Mogadishu Airport after it unlawfully dismissed Abshir Hassan Abdulle, …

US: Why District Attorneys Should Take Up Wage Theft Criminalization

“Studies show that employers steal billions each year from their employees, most often by failing to pay the minimum wage or overtime. Wage theft figures from the ten largest states alone reach …

UK: The (Other) Major Victory for London Uber Drivers: Supreme Court Clarifies “Working Time”

“As has been widely reported, the British Supreme Court ruled today that London Uber drivers are “workers,” and not independent contractors, within the meaning of British law. Accordingly, these drivers are entitled …

Efectividad jurídica de los Comentarios de la Comisión de Expertos en Aplicación de Convenios y Recomendaciones de la OIT: Análisis a partir de un estudio de caso

“Este articulo pretende ayudar a comprender cómo los tribunales nacionales pueden dar una aplicación efectiva de las normas internacionales del trabajo que no están sujetas a ratificación por los Estados, …

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