IMPORTER LA LIBERTÉ: Utiliser le U.S Tariff Act pour lutter contre le travail forcé dans les chaînes d’approvisionnement

“Un monde de plus en plus interconnecté a entraîné l’étalement des chaînes d’approvisionnement aux quatre coins de la planète. Mais quel est le coût humain de l’augmentation de la demande …

ILO Report: Working from Home – From Invisibility to decent work

“Though working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a …

Crying Out for Justice: Wage Theft Against Migrant Workers during COVID-19

The pandemic has devastated the lives of many migrant workers across the globe, leaving many of them hopeless and with no options before them as they are left jobless and …

FIRED, THEN ROBBED Fashion brands’ complicity in wage theft during Covid-19

“The world’s garment workers have been among the hardest hit by the economic ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. Hours and wages have declined for many of those lucky enough to …

Mencap and Uber in the Supreme Court: Working Time Regulation in an Era of Casualisation

“In recent weeks, two long-awaited UK Supreme Court judgments have offered strikingly divergent reflections on the meaning and parameters of working time. In Uber, the Court held a group of private …

Uber’s UK U-turn: the exploitative gig economy employment model is not dead but it may be at an inflection point

“Under normal circumstances, any company making a bombastic declaration that it will partially respect a court decision would be met with a chorus of derision. Yet, Uber’s announcement on 16 March 2021 that …

ILO Working Paper: Platform work and the employment relationship

This working paper analyses national and supranational case law and legislation about the employment status of platform workers. It does so by referring to the ILO Employment Relationship Recommendation, 2006 …

Lt. Col. Nitisha & Ors v. Union of India & Ors

Supreme Court of India decision: NITISHA finding systemic discrimination that disproportionately impacted women in employment.   The Supreme Court found that although the criteria used to determine a permanent commission was …

Law and Organizing for Countervailing Power

“Readers of this blog need no reminder of the pervasive inequalities that define American society.  Nor do readers need to be convinced that a perverse concentration of wealth has had …

The EU, Competition Law and Workers’ Rights

“The paper delves into the ways in which EU competition law affects the right of workers to combine with each other and act, collectively, in the furtherance of their rights …

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