Tirana Municipal Police Found Guilty of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in Landmark Case

The Tirana Municipal Police have been found guilty of discrimination due to race, ethnicity, and economic status against Agron Cura, a member of the Egyptian Albanian community. On March 3, …

Anticipan cascada de quejas laborales bajo el T-MEC

Los procedimientos estarían enfocados en el sector maquilador y una queja que se presentaría en breve sería contra Fisher Dynamics, fabricante de autopartes en Matamoros, Tamaulipas. Susana Prieto Terrazas, representante …

Germany passes law on tougher oversight of supply chains

Germany’s parliament on Friday passed a supply chain act, paving the way for stricter regulation that will force large companies to pay fines of up to 2% of their annual …

Taiwan factory forces migrant workers back into dormitories amid Covid outbreak

A major manufacturer in Taiwan is forcing some migrant workers out of private homes and back into shared accommodation at the height of the island’s worst Covid-19 outbreak since the pandemic began, …

Judge orders Vale to pay victims’ families in 2019 mining disaster

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A regional labor judge has ordered Brazilian miner Vale SA to pay 1 million reais ($197,240) in compensation to each of the families of 131 employees killed …

OSHA Limits Long-Awaited Virus Safety Rule to Health Care (3)

The first nationwide emergency workplace safety rule, requiring health-care employers to protect workers against on-the-job Covid-19 infection, has been published on OSHA’s website. The emergency temporary standard released Thursday applies only in the …

Grubhub Driver’s Appeal Tackles Unsolved California Gig Issues

Former food delivery driver Raef Lawson still wants payback from Grubhub Inc. in one of the earliest lawsuits to define legal fights against gig economy companies in California, even after tectonic shifts …

Uber and Lyft Ramp Up Legislative Efforts to Shield Business Model

Gig economy companies are backing state laws in New York and elsewhere that would cement drivers’ status as contractors in exchange for a union. After California passed a law in 2019 …

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission plans to wage a multi-year, multi-agency effort to combat worker misclassification

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission plans to wage a multi-year, “multi-agency effort to combat worker misclassification,” according to its Fiscal Year 2022 White House budget proposal. Part of its proposal would specifically target …

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and other gig companies said California’s Prop 22 would create opportunity for workers of color. A new study says it ‘legalized racial subordination.’

Last year, Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Uber-owned Postmates spent a record $203 million to convince California voters to pass Proposition 22, a company-authored ballot measure that let them avoid paying for …

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