REMOTE WORK AND PLATFORM WORK: THE PROSPECTS FOR LEGAL REGULATION IN RUSSIA

The restrictions imposed to limit the spread of the coronavirus have intensified public debate about the proper legal format for two kinds of labour − working remotely and working via …

The 2016–2020 Ashulia Strike Cases: Garment Worker Union Leaders in the Bangladeshi Criminal Justice System

Bangladesh’s garment industry is the second largest in the world, comprising approximately 84% of Bangladesh’s export revenue and establishing the backbone of its economy. Yet, garment workers represent a particularly …

Amicus Curiae: Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others

“The International Commission of Jurists will be appearing as an amicus curiae in the matter of Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others. In this matter, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South …

Fight for $15 Pressures Job Boards Over McDonald’s Ads After Sexual Harassment Claims

“McDonald’s talks about and markets itself and prides itself on the fact that it’s ‘America’s best first job’,” Allynn Umel, Fight for $15’s national director, tells Teen Vogue. “And in the …

Regulation is not an À la Carte menu: insights from the Uber judgment

“If we had to pick one among the many enlightening statements from the UK Supreme Court’s judgment in Uber, it would be this. It perfectly captures both the gist of …

The Impact of COVID-19 on Long-Term Care Workers in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, and Australia

“From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, long-term care (LTC) workers around the world have been at the epicentre of the crisis, caring for those most vulnerable to the disease …

After Tazreen Fashions and Rana Plaza, Covid-19 once again exposes the human cost of fast fashion

“On 11 March 2021 it will be one year since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic. And while almost every sector in every country on the planet has …

Modern Slavery Act: Five years of reporting CONCLUSIONS FROM MONITORING CORPORATE DISCLOSURE

The report takes our five years of work collecting and analysing statements and concludes that the UK Modern Slavery Act has failed in its objective to protect victims of forced …

WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines

Today the Food Chain Workers Alliance is launching the report “WE ARE NOT DISPOSABLE: Food Workers Organizing on the COVID Frontlines.” The report documents the devastating and disproportionate impacts of …

HesaMag: Special Edition – Occupational health in the courts

This special report on occupational safety cases brings together accounts of emblematic trials from various European countries. We hope that it will also provoke a debate about what kinds of litigation …

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