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Climate Change or China’s Human Rights? Biden Must Decide

Climate Change or China’s Human Rights? Biden Must Decide

China - The president's desire to phase out fossil fuels conflicts with his goals for China's human rights. In order to "ensure that items created with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of

Countries Where Labor Laws Have Not Been Implemented  

Countries Where Labor Laws Have Not Been Implemented  

Bangladesh - According to a report filed by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUD), the more than 4.5 million workers that are employed in the readymade garments sector in Bangladesh remain barred from joining any

What Airbus agreement means for China-European cooperation

What Airbus agreement means for China-European cooperation

China - West-wide interest has been sparked by the revelation of a sizable 292 jet order from European aircraft manufacturer Airbus by three big Chinese airlines. The $37 billion contract, one of the largest for

US Department of Labor recovers $17,000 from restaurant employees

US Department of Labor recovers $17,000 from restaurant employees

United States - The owner of Smoky Hearth Restaurant Bar and Grill, Smoky Hearth LLC, was found to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by keeping all tips earned by tipped employees and using

Tesla Gets Noticed For Racial Discriminatory Behavior And Toxicity At Workplace

Tesla Gets Noticed For Racial Discriminatory Behavior And Toxicity At Workplace

United States - Tesla isn’t having a good start into the market of electronic vehicles. In a shocking move, some 15 black former or current employees at Tesla have filed a lawsuit against the electric

Jersey Mike’s Subs fined $25K for violating labor laws

Jersey Mike’s Subs fined $25K for violating labor laws

United States - According to the U.S. Labor Department, Jersey Mike's Franchise Systems Inc. paid $24,660 in fines after inspectors discovered violations of the child labor laws at franchise locations in New Jersey and three

Greenpeace applauds President’s initiatives to address forced labor

Greenpeace applauds President’s initiatives to address forced labor

United States - A National Security Memorandum on Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Related Labor Abuses was released by President Biden. In order to address the interconnected problems of IUU fishing, forced

Assault on democratic rights and the imperialist war

Assault on democratic rights and the imperialist war

Two sides of the same process are the expansion of the US-NATO war against Russia and the tremendous assault on democratic rights, symbolized by the US Supreme Court ruling that outlawed the right to an

Full-Time Employees vs. Gig Workers: Europe’s Balancing Act

Full-Time Employees vs. Gig Workers: Europe’s Balancing Act

Europe - The European Commission suggested late last year to establish clear criteria regarding the employment status of gig workers, outlining when they should be full-timers and under what circumstances they should be considered independent.

How Amazon imported working conditions from America into Europe

How Amazon imported working conditions from America into Europe

Europe - On May 14, 2013, there was the first full-day strike at an Amazon warehouse. In total, 700 employees demonstrated in front of three locations in Germany, the company's major international market. They wanted

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