Category Archives: International Employment Rights

CTUF President Slams Tory Union Levy Plans

The Tory government has published its response to the consultation on the Certification Officers proposed levy on trade unions and employers organisations and it appears that they have ignored the views expressed by unions lawyers and employment experts that the legislation … Continue reading

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Employers forbidden to contact remote workers after hours in Portugal

From The Washington Post A set of laws passed in Portugal this week prohibits employers from contacting remote workers after hours — except under extenuating circumstances — in an effort to promote work-life balance in an era of burgeoning remote … Continue reading

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South Korean Union Leader Ambushed and Arrested By Police.

The President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions YANG, Kyeung Soo was arrested at 6:09am on September 1st in a surprise ambush involving police squadrons in riot suppression gear and fire trucks surrounding the confederation headquarters at 5:00 am … Continue reading

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Labour demands answers on Truss human & workers rights ‘simplifications’

Labour’s Shadow International Trade Secretary, Emily Thornberry MP, responding to the Government’s consultation paper on a new system of trade preferences for developing countries, said: “A maximum of 19 countries will see a reduction in tariffs as a result of … Continue reading

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