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Workers at Amazon protest for labour rights, safety rights and their legal rights

Workers at Amazon protest for labour rights, safety rights and their legal rights

Workers at Amazon’s warehouse in Staten Island cerebrated the May Day (International Workers Day) by organising protests against the company’s attitude towards safety measures, compensation, working hours and basic legal rights. Similar protests were planned…

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Plight of Tea Plantation Workers Hits a New Low With Pandemic Lockdown

Plight of Tea Plantation Workers Hits a New Low With Pandemic Lockdown

The corona virus induced nation wide lockdown has affected the labour class and daily wage workers in the most unprecedented way. The Dooar region in foothills of Himalayas, stretching from West Bengal to the Dhansiri…

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Why Canada Does Not Want To Adhere To Worker Safety Rights?

Why Canada Does Not Want To Adhere To Worker Safety Rights?

Canadian workers are being denied to choose the right to refuse work if they deem it unfit or unsafe at the time of corona virus outbreak. Apparently, a steelworks workers union had demanded explanation from…

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Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

Amid Coronavirus pandemic, a resurgence of global labour unrest

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak appears to be unleashing a wave of labor movements across several parts of the world. Amid a global health crisis, labor unions are organizing protests apprising public officials about their plight.…

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Canada: Over 200 Ontario workers have filed for work refusal fearing coronavirus, yet no reply from MOL

Canada: Over 200 Ontario workers have filed for work refusal fearing coronavirus, yet no reply from MOL

Since the coronavirus outbreak, many workers have feared to catch the virus because of a lack of safety measures. More than 200 workers in Ontario, Canada, have filed for work refusal, but the Ontario Ministry…

Human rights
Qatar Worker’s Crisis in Education

Qatar Worker’s Crisis in Education

Foreign workers in Qatar continue to suffer from discrimination in various aspects of life, including the field of education, which has drawn international criticism. In this context, the United Nations expert has warned to assess…

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Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

Amazon workers organise ‘sick-out’ protests against unsafe working conditions

The Coronavirus pandemic is multiplying across several parts of the world, and so are the woes of the employees at Amazon, one of the biggest multinational conglomerates in the world. As per media reports, hundreds…

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Healthcare workers counter anti-lockdown protests in Colorado’s Denver amid rising cases

Healthcare workers counter anti-lockdown protests in Colorado’s Denver amid rising cases

Several people are taking to the streets of the United States to stage protest against the lockdown imposed by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Several US states have been witnessing mass…

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Home-based garment workers worried about their survival amid lockdown and may miss out on the center’s coronavirus aid

Home-based garment workers worried about their survival amid lockdown and may miss out on the center’s coronavirus aid

In India, millions of home-based garment workers who contribute from their homes for factories, big international brands, and the Fashion Industry may miss out on the Center’s coronavirus aid, as per the labor rights campaigner.…

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Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

Garment and textile workers are facing health and economic risks in Pakistan

“The Pakistan government should take measures so that the loss of livelihood and income doesn’t compound the threats workers face to their health,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “The economically marginalized…