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News

Labor gets its workplace changes through in the nick of time after late-night Senate sitting

Labor’s centrepiece industrial relations laws have passed the parliament, after many hours of late-night debate. It’s a political win for the government, which wanted the bill passed before the end …

ILAW presentó Amicus Curie en proceso judicial de Perú defendiendo importante norma que limita la tercerización laboral

El Ministerio del Trabajo y promoción del empleo de Perú, adoptó en febrero de este año el Decreto Supremo 001-2022 mediante el cual se reglamenta la Ley expedida en 2008 …

Canadian bill would fine workers $4,000 for each day they strike

The premier of Canada’s most populous province is under fire for a “draconian” bill that would fine school support staff C$4,000 (US$2,900) a day for striking, prompting concerns that Ontario is …

New issue of the Global Labour Rights Reporter

Resources

Lessons From New Zealand’s New Sectoral Bargaining Law

In December 2022, New Zealand will initiate an innovative sectoral bargaining policy, called the Fair Pay Agreements Bill, that may serve as a model for pro-labor advocates in the United …

Obsessed with Audit Tools, Missing the Goal

Why Social Audits Can’t Fix Labor Rights Abuses in Global Supply Chains “Andrew A. is one of numerous auditing experts who spoke with Human Rights Watch and shared insights about …

Thailand: COURT’S VERDICT AFFIRMING MIGRANT WORKERS’ ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE FUND REGARDLESS OF THEIR LEGAL STATUS, WORKERS DEMANDING MINISTRY OF LABOUR TO REPEAL REGULATIONS INCOMPATIBLE WITH LABOUR PROTECTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

This court decision in Thailand affirmed migrant workers access to Employee Assistance Fund regardless of their legal status. The case stemmed from legal assistance to 38 Burmese migrant workers employed …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association 400th Report

Here is the most recent ILO CFA Report    

Dutch Bill on Mandatory Due Diligence

Here is the updated language and proposal for a Dutch Mandatory Due Diligence Bill English: https://www.mvoplatform.nl/en/english-translation-of-the-bill-for-responsible-and-sustainable-international-business-conduct/

NLRB GC issues memo on electronic monitoring and algorithmic management

General Counsel Abruzzo issued GC Memo 23-02 addressing “Electronic Monitoring and Algorithmic Management of Employees Interfering with the Exercise of Section 7 Rights.”  The memo surveys developments in these areas and …

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