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Category Archives: International Employment Rights
A bill in Californiaâs Legislature could force gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to treat their drivers as employees – instead of independent contractors. The bill (Assembly Bill 5) could give their drivers proper employment status, but Uber … Continue reading
From Human Rights Watch Hundreds of migrant workers inÂ QatarÂ went on strike this week to protest what they say are poor working conditions, unpaid and delayed wages, and threats of reduced wages. Despite introducing some labour reforms over the past year, … Continue reading
By Tony Burke, Chair of the Campaign For Trade Union Freedom The decision of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) toÂ create new labour standards which address violence and harassment in the workplace has been welcomed by trade unions and human rights … Continue reading
Today workplaces are hostile environments â but Labourâs new ministry by and for workers will change all that, Laura Pidcock told the Arise festival of left ideas. The work of the Institute of Employment Rights (IER) over the last three … Continue reading
By Matt Creagh TUC Policy Officer This week, following sustained union campaigning, Irish legislation came into force which bans zero-hours contracts and secures other key rights for workers in insecure employment.Â This is ground-breaking, and gives added impetus to the … Continue reading
The dispute in Longford Australia at Esso/Ugly has reached a marathon 700 days on our picket line as we fight back against Exxon Mobil & UGL/CIMICâs blatant attack on their workers & workers families. By use of a sham collective … Continue reading
Holiday Inn owner, IHG reported to United Nations Global Compact for âunethicalâ anti-trade union behaviour Unite, the UK and Irelandâs largest union, has lodged a formal complaint to the United Nations Global Compact today (Wednesday 1 May) over the âunethicalâ … Continue reading
Thanks to Ben Davis of the United Steelworkers Mexicoâs Senate approved the first changes to the countryâs labour laws, a move that U.S. Democrats made as a pre-condition for debating a successor to the NAFTA trade agreement. The Senate voted … Continue reading
NapoleĂłn GĂłmez Urrutia,Â President of Mexico’s biggest trade union Los Mineros (the mining, metals and manufacturing union) who is also a Senator in the new left lead Mexican Government has called on Mexico’sÂ independent trade unions and labour organisations to join in … Continue reading