When Doctors strike: Making Sense of Professional Organizing in Kenya

“Little is known about how the health professions organize in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This is particularly troubling as health worker strikes in LMICs appear to be growing more …

Worker Empowerment, Collective Labour Rights and Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights

“This article proposes a normative, moral justification for the protection of collective labour rights as aspects of the right to freedom of association under Article 11 European Convention on Human …

Responsible Business in SEA- Japanese Business and Human Rights in Thailand

“In October 2020, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation launched a new project on business and human rights entitled ‘Enhancing Responsible Business Conduct’. The project aims to foster responsible business conduct of …

Agility Over Stability: China’s Great Reversal in Regulating the Platform Economy

This paper develops a new theoretical framework to analyze Chinese regulatory governance by considering the strategic interaction between four key players involved in the regulatory process: the top leadership, the …

Rise of Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence: A Beacon of Hope or a Double-Edge Sword?

This article discusses the evolution, current trends, limitations and controversies around the understanding and practice of human rights due diligence (HRDD), a concept developed in the course of the work …

[Spain] Comments on the National Court decision dated May 31st 2021 declaring the illegality of multiple clauses of the Framework Agreement IV on the regulation of employment relationships of dockworkers.

This article analyzes the National Court decision 127/2021 which declared the illegality per Spanish Law of multiple clauses of the Framework Agreement IV on the regulation of employment relationships of …

[Spain] Comments on the European Court of Justice decision dated June 3rd, 2021 (declaring that the subsequently renewed Spanish on-call employment agreements are covered by Clause 5 of Directive 1999/70), and its impact on Spanish law.

This article analyzes the impact of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) decision C-726/19 on the Spanish legislation concerning indefinite implied renewals of on-call employment agreements (contratos de interinidad). These …

The New Racial Wage Code

“The legal identity of on-demand platform workers has become a central site of conflict between labor and industry. Amidst growing economic inequality, labor representatives and workers have demanded that platform …

The EU, Competition Law and Workers’ Rights

“The paper delves into the ways in which EU competition law affects the right of workers to combine with each other and act, collectively, in the furtherance of their rights …

Efectividad jurídica de los Comentarios de la Comisión de Expertos en Aplicación de Convenios y Recomendaciones de la OIT: Análisis a partir de un estudio de caso

“Este articulo pretende ayudar a comprender cómo los tribunales nacionales pueden dar una aplicación efectiva de las normas internacionales del trabajo que no están sujetas a ratificación por los Estados, …

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