SEWA India provides members with heat wave insurance

SEWA (Self Employed Women’s Association) which organizes women workers in the informal sector, including home-based workers in the garment industry and workers engaged in the downstream shipbreaking industry, launched a …

Liga sindical peleará por sumar a llanteras a contrato ley

La Liga Sindical Obrera Mexicana (LSOM) emprendió la batalla para lograr que se sumen, al menos las empresas llanteras como Goodyear, Pirelli, Michelin, a cumplir con lo establecido en el …

Caterpillar Factory in Mexico Draws Complaint of Labor Abuse

Over the past few years, as major manufacturers have announced plans to ramp up production in Mexico, labor unions have raised concerns that American jobs will be sent abroad. Now, …

Indonesian Court Acquits Former Official Accused of Enslaving Addicts

A former official accused of imprisoning and enslaving 656 people on his estate in Indonesia under the guise of drug rehabilitation has been acquitted on charges of human trafficking, adding to …

Trabajadores de Pirelli interpondrán queja laboral bajo el T-MEC

A causa de que la empresa Pirelli, violó el derecho a la negociación colectiva auténtica de sus trabajadores, se interpondrá en dos semanas una queja por medio de los afiliados …

Vinci in Qatar: court confirms indictment for forced labor

On July 5, the investigating chamber confirmed the indictment of Vinci Construction Grands Projets in the forced labor case on its construction sites in Qatar. Sherpa, which filed the complaint …

Migrant Workers Pay Sky-high Fees to Expand Taiwan’s Biggest Airport

Vietnamese and Thai construction workers risk debt bondage at state-owned international airport. Taiwan’s international airport in Taoyuan will soon be able to handle an extra 20 million annual passengers, due …

OSHA proposes rule to protect workers exposed to extreme heat

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a rule Tuesday outlining steps employers must take to protect indoor and outdoor workers from the risk of heat illness, the first major …

India human rights body says Reuters story on Foxconn hiring raises discrimination concerns

NEW DELHI, July 1 (Reuters) – India’s human rights watchdog said on Monday it had asked government officials to examine reported discrimination by Foxconn, after a Reuters investigation, opens new tab found …

Milan probes into Dior suppliers’ illegal labour unsettle luxury sector

The Dior leather bag supplier Milan investigators long had their eyes on was located close to the Via del Lavoro in the suburban city of Opera — or labour street. …

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