Amazon reaches agreement with trade unions in Italy

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has struck a deal with Italian trade unions promising to engage with them more in the running of operations in the country. The framework agreement, seen by Reuters, comes …

EU to propose ban on products made by forced labour

The European Commission will propose an EU ban on products made by forced labour, its president Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday, adding that human dignity and freedom were …

Nuevas sentencias en Argentina reconocen la relación laboral en Plataformas Digitales

El pasado mes de agosto, fueron emitidas las primeras dos sentencias en Argentina que reconocen la relación laboral de trabajadores de plataformas digitales. En la primera, expedida por el Juzgado …

Portazo a los contratos temporales para los trabajadores de centros de atención al cliente

La Audiencia Nacional decreta nula esta modalidad de contrataciones tras una demanda presentada por CC OO y CGT La Audiencia Nacional ha estimado parcialmente una demanda presentada por los sindicatos Comisiones Obreras …

Uber drivers are employees, not contractors, says Dutch court

Uber (UBER.N) drivers are employees, not contractors, and so entitled to greater workers’ rights under local labour laws, a Dutch court ruled on Monday, handing a setback to the U.S. company’s …

S.African Uber drivers join global push for worker rights -lawyers

A group of South African Uber (UBER.N) drivers are to go to court to seek rights including compensation for unpaid overtime and holiday pay, their lawyers said on Tuesday, hoping …

California Passes Bill to Ensure Amazon Workers Can Take Bathroom Breaks

Labor rights experts and workers praised the passage of a first-of-its-kind bill in California aimed at empowering warehouse employees at Amazon and other companies that use algorithms to enforce quotas …

In shadow of pandemic, a chance to end exploitation of migrant workers

Australia has a workforce of immigrants: one in two workers in Australia were born in another country or have at least one parent born overseas. But Australia has treated many …

Cosatu, MPs welcome passing of gender-based violence laws

Cosatu and MPs have welcomed the adoption of gender-based violence bills, saying they will intensify the fight against the killing of women and children. Cosatu urged Parliament to immediately send …

Zimbabwe launches National Labour Migration Policy to help protect migrant workers

Although there is no reliable data, with an estimated 4 to 7 million people living outside of the country, Zimbabwe has one of the highest per capita rates of net migration in …

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