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 …

Building back worker safety under Biden

Under President Trump, the protection of workers in this country suffered badly. While corporations and the wealthy got tax cuts, federal worker protection programs saw staff cuts. Strategies to deter wage theft …

US: Amazon’s Great Labor Awakening

“Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize.” Click the picture:

New York Sues Amazon, Saying It Inadequately Protected Workers From Covid-19

New York’s attorney general, Letitia James, sued Amazon on Tuesday evening, arguing that the company provided inadequate safety protection for workers in New York City during the pandemic and retaliated …

ILO Committee of Experts Annual Report 2021

 Application of International Labour Standards 2021 Addendum to the 2020 Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations International Labour Conference 109th Session, 2021 https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_771042.pdf

During a pandemic, democracy at work is even more important than ever

““I don’t mind working, but I do mind dying.” This slogan comes from the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, whose members protested, among other things, against the dangers of working on …

Adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts to Improve Legal Regulation of Remote Work”

The Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts to Improve Legal Regulation of Remote Work” demarcates the concepts and legal regulation of flexible working mode, remote work, and work …

COVID-19 was a big test for UN migration initiatives. Did they succeed?

“During the springtime lockdowns in Europe, a poem-turned-video ‘you clap for me now’, went viral. Its message was to protect the migrants in the EU, who work to keep home-office populations …

ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. Seventh edition Updated estimates and analysis

In this issue of the ILO Monitor, the ILO provides data on working hours lost worldwide, and expectations for gaining that and jobs back in the first part of 2021. …

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