UN Special Rapporteur on on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Report: Exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association as essential to advancing climate justice

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, unpacks the challenges and risks facing individuals, communities and …

It’s time to start talking about a human right to a just transition

“In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group published its most recent report, deemed by the UN Secretary General António Guterres to be a “code red for humanity”. …

ILO: Draft code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear

“ILO sectoral codes of practice are reference tools setting out principles that can be reflected in the design and implementation of policies, strategies, programmes, legislation, administrative measures and social dialogue …

When Doctors strike: Making Sense of Professional Organizing in Kenya

“Little is known about how the health professions organize in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This is particularly troubling as health worker strikes in LMICs appear to be growing more …

Informe “Acceso a la justicia laboral durante la pandemia” en Colombia

Informe Acceso a la Justicia laboral durante la pandemia Este informe realizado por ILAW Network junto con FES Colombia, Centro de Solidaridad y Defens para las Centrales Sindicales CUT y …

Corporate rights or human rights? HOW TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS COULD THREATEN HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE LAWS

“Governments are increasingly aware that, to address climate breakdown and unsustainable inequality, new forms of regulation are needed to direct companies and investment towards respect for human rights and environmentally …

Legal Levers: Deterring Labor Abuses at Mega-Sporting Events

“Mega-sporting events are rife with human rights abuses, but the Tokyo Olympics and Qatar World Cup have focused the spotlight on the labor violations and abuses suffered by workers at these events. Laborers in Tokyo suffered mistreatment, …

SB 62: Durazo. Employment: garment manufacturing

“The garment industry in California is rife with violations of minimum wage law, overtime laws, and health and safety standards. California has the highest concentration of garment industry workers in …

Effectively Investigating, Prosecuting and Adjudicating Sexual Violence Cases: A Manual for Practitioners in Georgia

A new manual, aimed at improving access to justice for victims of sexual violence in the Georgian criminal justice system, has been developed. The manual, provides practical guidance to investigators, …

Continuing at work: Long-term illness, return to work schemes and the role of industrial relations

“This book focuses on the role of industrial relations structures and related actors in terms of how far they remain relevant in addressing and facilitating the return to work of …

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