B.C. anti-vaxxer loses case against union, again

An anti-vaxxer who was placed on unpaid leave from ICBC for refusing to get vaccinated has lost an appeal against her union. According to a Dec. 22 B.C. Labour Relations …

ILO: Global Wage Report 2022-23: The impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power

“This year’s ILO Global Wage Report, the eighth in the series, presents an in-depth empirical analysis of how concurrent crises – the COVID-19 pandemic followed by the cost-of-living crisis – …

Government urged to classify Covid as an occupational disease

Ministers should urgently classify Covid-19 as an occupational disease to prompt employers to reduce the risk of exposure and help workers access key benefits, the TUC has said. The UK is out of …

The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

“COVID-19 has shone a light on the critical importance of health and care workers, who were applauded and celebrated. It also laid bare the extent of inequalities workers in this …

Essential jobs, remote work and digital surveillance: Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic panopticon

An unprecedented COVID-19-induced explosion in digital surveillance has reconfigured power relationships in professional settings. This article critically concentrates on the interplay between technology-enabled intrusive monitoring and the augmentation of managerial …

Guía de orientaciones de Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo frente a la COVID-19 para personas empleadoras y trabajadoras del hogar

“La pandemia originada por la COVID-19 ha tenido un impacto sin precedentes en el mundo laboral. En este contexto, uno de los sectores más afectados ha sido el del trabajo …

US: Almost no laws protect workers from secret employer surveillance. A California bill would fix that

“The scope of workplace surveillance exploded during the pandemic as millions of workers turned their homes into offices. Some managers, accustomed to keeping tabs on their employees by walking past …

US: The Workplace Technology Accountability Bill

Here is the text of the Bill to regulate employer surveillance of workers in California: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB1651

Long-term care is in crisis; building worker power is the solution

“If these two pandemic years have felt long to you, imagine what it was like for the hundreds of thousands of long-term care workers when Covid hit in nursing homes …

Decálogo para una agenda laboral 2022-2026. Prioridades para legislar aspectos laborales en Colombia

ILAW Network en alianza con la Friedrich Ebert Stiftung en Colombia y el Observatorio Laboral de la Universidad del Rosario, proponen un “Decálogo para una agenda laboral 2022-2026” Decálogo Laboral. …

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