Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaign

One of Thailand’s most prominent union leaders is facing three years in prison for his role in organising a railway safety campaign, in a case described as the biggest attack …

UK staff to gain right to request flexible working from day one

Employees will have the right to request flexible working from the moment they start a job, with companies obliged to explain their reasons if it is then refused, the government …

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 …

After an employee’s allegations went viral, will Chinese companies adopt anti-harassment policies?

On Tuesday, an Alibaba manager threatened a defamation lawsuit against a female colleague who accused him of sexually assaulting her on a business trip. The same day, a Beijing court dismissed Zhou Xiaoxuan’s lawsuit against Zhu …

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 …

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