ILO, MoL Review Liberia’s Labour Laws

The Minister of Labour Cllr. Charles H. Gibson has observed that certain sectors of the economy should be declared essential and restricted from strike. Minister Gibson said the old Labour …

Tobacco firms in move to strike out Malawi exploitation case

Two of the world’s biggest tobacco companies are to ask the high court in London on Wednesday to strike out a case against them alleging the exploitation of Malawian farmers …

ILAW Members in the News: Int’l law group mobilizes to give free legal services to sacked Kaduna workers

A group of lawyers under the aegis of The International Lawyers Assisting Workers, ILAW, has called on all its members across the country  to mobilise to Kaduna to render services as …

Exclusive: Workers in Factory That Makes Kate Hudson’s Fabletics Activewear Allege Rampant Sexual and Physical Abuse

Employees at a garment factory in Lesotho, a tiny country in southern Africa, say they have lived in constant fear for years. Each day at 7 a.m., as their sewing machines …

Wage theft and pandemic profits: The right to a living wage for garment workers

“A year into the pandemic, garment workers producing for major fashion brands are owed months of unpaid wages, benefits and severance pay while most brands record large profits More than …

Amicus Curiae: Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others

“The International Commission of Jurists will be appearing as an amicus curiae in the matter of Ryckloff-Beleggings (Pty) Ltd v Ntombekhaya Bonkolo and Others. In this matter, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South …

Kenya’s digital taxi drivers seek worker benefits after landmark U.K. ruling

Digital taxi drivers in Kenya are seeking worker benefits following a landmark ruling relating to the treatment of the drivers by companies in the U.K. Following the Supreme Court ruling …

Global Labor Allies, including ILAW Demand the Government of Guinea Enforce Freedom of Association and Health and Safety Rights as IUF Brings Complaints to the International Labor Organization

Rule of law must protect workers at the Marriott Sheraton Grand Conakry on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Dutch Development (FMO) Bank Investment Project.  Today, Global Labor Justice-International Labor …

UK Okpabi et al v Shell: UK Supreme Court Reaffirms Parent Companies May Owe a Duty of Care Towards Communities Impacted by their Subsidiaries in Third Countries

“The much-awaited judgment by the UK Supreme Court (SC) in Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and another (Okpabi) was handed down in an online hearing on Friday 12 February 2021 some …

Shell in Nigeria: Polluted communities ‘can sue in English courts’

“The UK Supreme Court has ruled that oil-polluted Nigerian communities can sue Shell in English courts. The decision is a victory for the communities after a five-year battle and overturns …

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