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 …

IRELAND: PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT (PLATFORM WORKERS AND BOGUS SELF-EMPLOYMENT) BILL 2021

“An Act to declare the relationship between employer and employee to be a status relationship, to declare the question whether an individual is an employee or is self-employed to be …

Implementación Progresiva del teletrabajo

En un primer momento el boletín analiza si el teletrabajo realmente ha venido para instalarse y los intereses contrapuestos detrás de este discurso. A continuación, se examinan las legislaciones nacionales en la materia y …

“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 …

EU Committee on Transport and Tourism for the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs Opinion on fair working conditions, rights and social protection for platform workers – new forms of employment linked to digital development

The EU Committee on Transport has issued an Opinion on ‘fair working conditions, rights & social protection for platform workers,’ discussing OSH, employment status, social security, AI and transparency.  

Leaving no one behind in the city: ensuring just transitions for public transport workers

“There is a general consensus that cities and public transport will play a central role in the recovery from Covid-19. Some have called this the “urban opportunity”. From investments in …

Investments in social protection and their impacts on economic growth

“Social protection is an internationally recognised human right, and it plays an important role in supporting and raising living standards and fostering social and economic development. The COVID-19 pandemic has, …

SOBRE LA PROPUESTA DE UN NUEVO PACTO MIGRATORIO EN LA UNIÓN EUROPEA

El objetivo declarado de este “Nuevo” Pacto migratorio es asentar las políticas migratorias de la Unión alrededor de un “un sistema que gestione y normalice la migración a largo plazo y que …

Death by inequality: How workers’ lack of power harms their health and safety

This paper focuses on the legal constraints on employers created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) and use some common examples to explore how, despite …

“Break Their Lineage, Break Their Roots” China’s Crimes against Humanity Targeting Uyghurs and Other Turkic Muslims

In May 2014, the Chinese government launched the “Strike Hard Campaign against Violent Terrorism” (严厉打击暴力恐怖活动专项行动) in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang or XUAR) against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims. …

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