Webinar: Litigating the Digital Platform Model – What’s next?

The ILAW Network would like to invite you to a moderated discussion on recent employment litigation against digital platform companies, as featured in our recent Issue Brief – Taken for a …

June 23, 2021

From Local to Global: Building a strategic litigation ecosystem to address modern slavery in supply chains

This briefing summarises the outcomes of the scoping research conducted by The Remedy Project, offering an insight into the existing corporate accountability legal landscape in South East Asia, and the …

ILO Working Paper: Turning up the heat: Exploring potential links between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment in the garment sector

“Violence and harassment are widespread issues within the garment sector in Asia (Better Work 2019a), and with the effects of climate change increasing, it is possible that these behaviours could …

First global analysis of COVID-19 support for workers ranks 181 governmental responses to the pandemic, finds Argentina top

A new global study from UNI Global Union and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has found that 98 per cent of the world’s workers are not getting the sick pay, …

COVID-19: AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE WHERE FRONTLINE WORKERS ARE BEST PROTECTED

As of April 2021, an estimated 3 million people—and counting—have died from COVID-19, and 2020 was the most dangerous year on record for many economic sectors, especially for workers in …

In Broad Daylight: Uyghur Forced Labour and Global Solar Supply Chains

“The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has placed millions of indigenous Uyghur and Kazakh citizens from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR or Uyghur Region) into what the government calls …

MARITIME HUMAN RIGHTS RISKS AND THE COVID-19 CREW CHANGE CRISIS A TOOL TO SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE

“The maritime industry is responsible for transporting more than 80 per cent of global trade of goods, such as automobiles, bulk commodities, chemicals, wood products, iron and steel, garments and …

Does the IFC still have the leverage to push for labour rights?

“On Saturday 10 April 2021, a meeting was held between the company management of Karot Power Company LTD – a special-purpose vehicle incorporated in Pakistan and majority-owned by China Three …

“There must be zero tolerance of modern slavery in the shipping industry”

“When International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) inspector Darren Proctor visited the Panama-flagged Tahsin in Gloucestershire, UK, in July 2017, he found evidence of the Turkish, Georgian and Indian crew drinking seawater as …

Cancelling fashion orders: The legal rethink

When fashion refused to pay their factories for clothes they ordered during the pandemic, some of those factory owners made headlines for joining together to seek justice. In one case, …

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