Obsessed with Audit Tools, Missing the Goal

Why Social Audits Can’t Fix Labor Rights Abuses in Global Supply Chains “Andrew A. is one of numerous auditing experts who spoke with Human Rights Watch and shared insights about …

Thailand: COURT’S VERDICT AFFIRMING MIGRANT WORKERS’ ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE FUND REGARDLESS OF THEIR LEGAL STATUS, WORKERS DEMANDING MINISTRY OF LABOUR TO REPEAL REGULATIONS INCOMPATIBLE WITH LABOUR PROTECTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

This court decision in Thailand affirmed migrant workers access to Employee Assistance Fund regardless of their legal status. The case stemmed from legal assistance to 38 Burmese migrant workers employed …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association 400th Report

Here is the most recent ILO CFA Report    

Dutch Bill on Mandatory Due Diligence

Here is the updated language and proposal for a Dutch Mandatory Due Diligence Bill English: https://www.mvoplatform.nl/en/english-translation-of-the-bill-for-responsible-and-sustainable-international-business-conduct/

NLRB GC issues memo on electronic monitoring and algorithmic management

General Counsel Abruzzo issued GC Memo 23-02 addressing “Electronic Monitoring and Algorithmic Management of Employees Interfering with the Exercise of Section 7 Rights.”  The memo surveys developments in these areas and …

Spain extends rights for domestic workers but excludes the undocumented

“Three years ago, Colombian Ángela López landed in Madrid with the intention of passing herself off as a tourist. She had memorised the city’s most famous landmarks, but when the …

New Zealand Uber Case: E Tu Inc. et al v. Uber Bv, et al.

Here is the full decision of the New Zealand court: https://employmentcourt.govt.nz/assets/Documents/Decisions/2022-NZEmpC-192-E-Tu-Anor-v-Rasier-Ops-BV-Ors-Judgment.pdf

Civil Liability for Human Rights Violations: A Handbook for Practitioners

“In 2019 – 2022, the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights led the project on civil liability for human rights violations funded by the Oak Foundation (Project). The Project involved a comparative …

The Exploited Labor Behind Artificial Intelligence

“Supporting transnational worker organizing should be at the center of the fight for “ethical AI.” The public’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) is largely shaped by pop culture — by blockbuster …

Valley Hospital Medical Center, Inc. d/b/a Valley Hospital Medical Center and Local Joint Executive Board of Las Vegas

Holding: We have carefully reexamined the question of whether an employer’s statutory obligation to check off union dues terminates upon expiration of a collectivebargaining agreement, especially in light of the …

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