Taiwan’s foreign factory workers face rights violations amid latest Covid outbreak

“Taiwan may be at the tail-end of its worst Covid outbreak since the pandemic began, but migrant workers are still facing draconian lockdown measures that rights advocates describe as “discriminatory”. …

Climate change: labour’s neglected role

“Attractive policy promises, wrapped around ambitious long-term targets, have been presented in advance of the next climate summit, COP26, in Glasgow in November. But authoritative reports on, and critical responses to, the prior G7 …

The truth about fast fashion: can you tell how ethical your clothing is by its price?

“What is the true cost of a Zara hoodie? In April 2019, David Hachfeld of the Swiss NGO Public Eye, along with a team of researchers and the Clean Clothes …

RETALIATION FUNDS: A NEW TOOL TO TACKLE WAGE THEFT

This paper proposes a practical new tool to make it easier for workers to report wage theft: a retaliation fund that would allow workers to quickly access meaningful financial support when they have …

100 Years of Advancing Freedom of Association: ILO Convention 11’s role in promoting rights for agricultural workers

“In 1921, the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted the Right of Association (Agriculture) Convention (No. 11). Convention 11 advanced the principle that all those engaged in agriculture are entitled to …

India: Covid-19, the Executive, and the Judiciary

“From the declaration of India’s first national lockdown, on 23 March 2020, India’s executive has taken a range of actions, purportedly to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many …

Transnational Legal Activism in Global Value Chains – The Ali Enterprises Factory Fire and the Struggle for Justice

This book records and analyzes the thinking, strategies and work around the struggle for justice for the survivors and victims of the Ali Enterprises Factory Fire in Pakistan.

Transatlantic trade co-operation: a lever for environmental and labour protection?

“After the second world war, the United States became the architect and staunchest supporter of a rules-based system of world trade, embodied in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade …

OECD Complaint: FNV v. Just Eat Takeaway

OECD Complaint filed by FNV against Just Eat accepted by the Dutch National Contact point over violations of workers’ and trade union rights.      

La Corte Interamericana: Opinión consultiva sobre la libertad de asociación (Inter-American Court: Advisory opinion on freedom of association)

OPINIÓN CONSULTIVA SOBRE LOS DERECHOS A LA LIBERTAD SINDICAL, NEGOCIACIÓN COLECTIVA Y HUELGA, Y SU RELACIÓN CON OTROS DERECHOS, CON PERSPECTIVA DE GÉNERO “El 5 de mayo de 2021 la …

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