SOBRE LA PROPUESTA DE UN NUEVO PACTO MIGRATORIO EN LA UNIÓN EUROPEA

El objetivo declarado de este “Nuevo” Pacto migratorio es asentar las políticas migratorias de la Unión alrededor de un “un sistema que gestione y normalice la migración a largo plazo y que …

Death by inequality: How workers’ lack of power harms their health and safety

This paper focuses on the legal constraints on employers created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) and use some common examples to explore how, despite …

“Break Their Lineage, Break Their Roots” China’s Crimes against Humanity Targeting Uyghurs and Other Turkic Muslims

In May 2014, the Chinese government launched the “Strike Hard Campaign against Violent Terrorism” (严厉打击暴力恐怖活动专项行动) in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang or XUAR) against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims. …

Amidst the trend towards mandatory due diligence, the Bangladesh Accord model should not be abandoned

The beginning of the previous decade marked an important milestone for business and human rights. The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) were adopted in 2011, introducing the concept …

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 …

Bridging the Spaces in-between? The IWGB and Strategic Litigation

This report sets out to answer the questions of how and why indie unions may be turning to the courts to build their movement by investigating the IWGB’s litigation strategy. …

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