Milan, first conviction for caporalato on riders: 3 years and eight months to the former intermediary of Uber. 440 thousand euros in compensation to the deliverymen

In Italy, the court has convicted the intermediary for Uber for illegal hiring with a sentence of three years and eight months and required to pay compensation of about 10 …

Kenya’s high court issues landmark ruling against Uber

In 2016, 34 plaintiffs filed a suit against Uber Kenya Limited. Their claim? Uber’s group of companies had violated an online contract signed by drivers in Kenya. According to court …

US judge blocks Esquel request to remove Xinjiang unit from Entity List

A US federal judge has denied the request of Hong Kong’s Esquel group to have trade restrictions on its subsidiary lifted after it was placed on the Commerce Department’s “entity …

MIGH-TEA LAWSUIT Scots tea giant which supplies Tesco and Sainsbury’s being sued by 1,300 workers ‘treated like animals’

A SCOTISH-based tea giant which supplies Tesco and Sainsbury’s is being sued by 1,300 workers over allegations they are “treated like animals”. The landmark lawsuit against James Finlay, based in …

Crews Are Abandoned on Ships in Record Numbers Without Pay, Food or a Way Home

An engineer stuck on a cargo ship abandoned in a Black Sea port has waited four years to get paid and go home. Off the coast of Somalia, a crew …

European Court: Azerbaijan Must Pay Bosnian Victims of Forced Labor

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday in favor of a group of Bosnians who sued Azerbaijan more than a decade ago for cross-border human trafficking and forced labor. …

British Columbia: Uber drivers say they were fired for refusing unsafe work, file labour complaint

Three Uber drivers who were fired after alleged conflicts with passengers refusing to follow COVID-19 safety rules have filed a complaint against the tech giant through B.C.’s Labour Relations Board. The …

Lessons for the Post-COVID World of Work: Universal social protection as a driver for an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable recovery

“Where do we stand? The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed serious gaps in social protection coverage. It became evident how many workers were not sufficiently covered by social protection in many …

Jury orders Tesla to pay $137 million to a former worker over racist treatment

A federal jury in San Francisco has ordered Tesla to pay nearly $137 million to a Black elevator operator who accused the carmaker of ignoring racial abuse he faced while …

Asia’s gig workers strive to match global gains on labour rights

Gig workers in Asia are turning to the government and the courts to improve their conditions as numbers swell Emboldened by the victories of delivery riders from New York to the Netherlands, …

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