In re McDonald’s Corporation Stockholder Derivative Litigation, C.A. No. 2021-0324-JTL (Del. Ch. 2023)

Defendant David Fairhurst served as Executive Vice President and Global Chief People Officer of McDonald’s Corporation (“McDonald’s” or the “Company”) from 2015 until his termination with cause in 2019. In …

Book: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND LABOUR LAW

“Today, we encounter artificial intelligence (AI) applications at every turn, albeit often unnoticed. AI research has developed at a rapid pace. What seemed almost unthinkable yesterday may already be an …

THE HOUSE ALWAYS WINS: THE ALGORITHMIC GAMBLIFICATION OF WORK

In a new article, I draw on a multi-year, first-of-its-kind ethnographic study of organizing on-demand workers to examine these dramatic changes in wage calculation, coordination, and distribution: the use of …

The Anti-Strike Law is a Historic Attack on Workers’ Rights

The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill is extraordinary for the power it gives to the government to deny to workers what is universally regarded as a fundamental human right. A …

How Rising Temperatures Are Becoming a Labor Story

“When an extraordinary heat wave hit the Pacific Northwest in June 2021, with temperatures soaring to a record 116 degrees in Portland, it sent a hard-to-ignore message that extreme heat has become …

The Strikes (Minimum Service) Bill: A Blatant Violation of International Labour Standards

The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill (“MSB”)is another legislative episode in the never-ending ‘death by a thousand cuts’ of trade unions’ ability to mount an effective lawful industrial action. As it is …

Making labour law fit for all those who labour

In December 2017, ‘JK’ and his partner published on their YouTube channel a Christmas music video aimed at promoting tolerance towards same-sex couples. Two days later, JK received an email from his …

UK: Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill

Here is the full text of the proposed UK Strikes Minimum Services Levels Bill  

ILO: Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World

“The number of hours worked, the way in which they are organized, and the availability of rest periods can significantly affect not only the quality of work, but also life …

Negotiations by workers in the informal economy

Negotiations are a valuable and important tool for increasing the voice of workers in the informal economy. This paper provides empirical evidence from Africa, Asia and the Americas on negotiations …

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