Court tells Uber to reinstate five UK drivers sacked by automated process

Uber has been ordered to reinstate five British drivers who were struck off from its ride-hailing app by robot technology. The five drivers, backed by the App Drivers & Couriers …

The ‘long Covid’ of work relations and the future of remote work

The pandemic made us all familiar with ‘social distancing’. Employers are starting to glimpse a future where ‘contractual distancing’ is progressively normalised. For all the suffering it wrought and the …

Travail forcé des Ouïgours : une plainte déposée en France contre quatre multinationales de l’habillement

Des ONG et une rescapée ouïgoure ont déposé plainte en France, vendredi 9 avril, contre quatre multinationales de l’habillement, accusées de tirer profit du travail forcé imposé à la minorité musulmane …

Garment Workers Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic Still Wait for Severance Pay

A new report says millions of dollars in wages have been withheld from garment workers around the world by factories contracted by major fashion brands. Over a crackling phone line, …

India: Lt. Col. Nitisha vs Union of India: The Supreme Court Recognises Indirect Discrimination

In early 2020, the Supreme Court delivered judgment in Secretary, Ministry of Defence vs Babita Puniya, holding that the Indian Army’s policy of denying women officers a permanent commission [“PC”] …

Google Promises Not to Muzzle Staff on Pay, Settling Labor Case

Google promised not to silence workers who talk about their pay, part of a settlement resolving one of the first legal complaints filed by a new union representing hundreds of …

US bars rubber gloves from Malaysian firm due to ‘evidence of forced labour’

Top Glove, the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, has been banned from exporting its products from Malaysia to the United States after the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made a …

Top UK fund refuses to invest in Deliveroo amid City concern over riders’ rights

One of the UK’s top fund managers is to boycott the stock market float of the meal delivery firm Deliveroo next month, amid growing disquiet in the City over the company’s treatment of delivery …

Thailand Orders Lingerie Maker to Compensate Workers in Rare Case

BANGKOK, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Thai lingerie manufacturer has been ordered by authorities to compensate more than 1,200 workers who were dismissed without severance pay and wages …

Mexican women say gender discrimination plagues U.S. temporary work programs

A group of Mexican women migrants has filed a complaint accusing the U.S. government of violating a trade agreement by failing to enforce gender discrimination laws in temporary labor programs, …

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