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 …

The Strikes (Minimum Service) Bill: A Blatant Violation of International Labour Standards

The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill (“MSB”)is another legislative episode in the never-ending ‘death by a thousand cuts’ of trade unions’ ability to mount an effective lawful industrial action. As it is …

Supreme Court protects organized labor in Israel

A second class action lawsuit by the Kohelet Policy Forum against the Histadrut was rejected today (Monday) by the Supreme Court after the Kohelet Policy Forum accepted the judges’ recommendation …

New Zimbabwe law threatens health workers with jail over strikes

Zimbabwe has brought in a law banning health workers such as nurses and doctors from prolonged strikes, imposing punishments of up to six months in jail for defiant workers or …

US: The Supreme Court’s Conservative Supermajority May Sabotage Unions’ Right to Strike

Glacier Northwest is an attack on workers’ collective power. It also has frightening implications for American democracy. Remember those pesky analogy questions on the SAT? Here’s one for you, straight from …

UK: Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill

Here is the full text of the proposed UK Strikes Minimum Services Levels Bill  

What the Pakistan Accord means for fashion’s supply chain

The Pakistan Accord — a new, legally binding agreement spanning factory safety and improved working conditions for fashion’s supply chain — is the first regional successor of the Bangladesh Accord, …

UK ministers announce anti-strike law to enforce ‘minimum service levels’

Ministers have announced anti-strike legislation to enforce “minimum service levels” in six key public services including the NHS and schools as Rishi Sunak scrambles to get a grip on industrial disputes. The …

Negotiations by workers in the informal economy

Negotiations are a valuable and important tool for increasing the voice of workers in the informal economy. This paper provides empirical evidence from Africa, Asia and the Americas on negotiations …

Indonesia issues emergency regulation to replace job creation law

Indonesia President Joko Widodo has signed an emergency regulation to replace a controversial job creation law, his Chief Economics Minister said on Friday, a law that the Constitutional Court had …

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