United States Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Violations at Panasonic Facility

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today announced that the United States has asked Mexico to review whether workers at the Panasonic Automotive Systems de Mexico facility in Reynosa, State …

CA Bill Taking Aim at Bossware Would Revolutionize Workers’ Digital Rights

There is the first glimmer of hope that concrete legislation on workers’ digital rights may finally be getting serious consideration – and in one of the most influential states. Assemblyman Ash …

Malaysia: Appeals court rules undocumented worker can take case to Labour Court

In an appeal involving an undocumented worker’s claim for her unpaid wages, the Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s landmark decision that a worker’s immigration status should not …

The Race for Faster Delivery: Are Gig Workers Even in the Race?

The modern world is engaged in a rat race and we are all supposedly the bait. The ever-increasing aspiration to become more technologically advanced, beating the rivals in the race, …

The First Federal Bill That Could Protect U.S. Garment Workers Is Heading to Congress

A first-of-its-kind bill that aims to protect American garment workers is making its way to the Senate floor. New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced the Fashioning Accountability and Building …

Content moderator in Kenya sues Meta over working conditions

 A former moderator working for Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that poor working conditions for contracted content moderators violate the Kenyan constitution. The petition, also …

New Zealand’s jobs law will cause ripples beyond its shores

The pandemic made one truth hard to ignore: the people we need the most are often the ones we value the least. While many people were furloughed or laid off …

Kenya: Uber pushes for arbitration in fares row with drivers

Uber has asked the High Court to refer to arbitration a dispute in which some Kenyan drivers have sued the ride-hailing platform over the reduction of fares by nearly half. …

Workers in British Columbia Just Won Single-Step Union Certification

Before the anti-labor onslaught of the 1980s, union recognition in Canada was straightforward and democratic — all it took was a workplace majority to sign authorization cards. Now, decades later, …

Xinjiang cotton found in Adidas, Puma and Hugo Boss tops, researchers say

Researchers say they have found traces of Xinjiang cotton in shirts and T-shirts made by Adidas, Puma and Hugo Boss, appearing to contradict the German clothing companies’ promises to revise their supply …

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