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A black Xmas for Italian workers

A black Xmas for Italian workers

It is a black Christmas for Italian workers, especially those in the entertainment, health, and catering sectors. The new measures, announced by the government to stem the coronavirus pandemic, risk closing many businesses after they…

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Child labour and profits to BAT and Imperial Tobacco firms: law firm

Child labour and profits to BAT and Imperial Tobacco firms: law firm

Law firm Leigh Day has alleged that BAT (British American Tobacco) and Imperial Brands have gained huge profits as a result of child labour and risky working conditions on Malawi’s tobacco firms. The legal claim…

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Why Workers Across The World Are Joining An Anti-Amazon Campaign?

Why Workers Across The World Are Joining An Anti-Amazon Campaign?

E-Commerce giants are looking like they are earning through their noses, while the rights of the labour working for them seems to be highly compromised. Not wishing to take the beating down anymore, employees of…

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Apple plans to boost iPhone production by 30% in 2021 amid labor right violations outcry at plants

Apple plans to boost iPhone production by 30% in 2021 amid labor right violations outcry at plants

Apple, the global tech giant, is reportedly planning to increase its iPhone production by 30% in first half of 2021citing high demand. This will take the production to 96 million for iPhones by June next…

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How China Uses Minority Groups As Forced Cotton Labour

How China Uses Minority Groups As Forced Cotton Labour

Ethnic minority groups in Xinjiang are being forced into forced labour on the cotton farms in China. It is a more predominant problem that has been going unnoticed for the longest time. The Xinjiang region…

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I-Phone workers in India protest for their salaries

I-Phone workers in India protest for their salaries

Workers at an iPhone production factory in India broke windows and set fire to transportations to protest against reductions in salaries, the “Times of India” reported. The protest started on Saturday afternoon at a facility…

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Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Pandemic has brought unprecedented conditions for people across the world, unfortunately the most adversely impacted being the poor and those living in dire circumstances. One such group is people living in rural India, and the…

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Increased stress levels among remote workers

Increased stress levels among remote workers

A new report published by “Unify Square” highlights breaks in stress levels among workers at different job positions and activities, and how elevated adoption of collaboration and UC employment has impacted the completion of internal…

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US DOJ settles agreement with IT firm claimed of discriminating against domestic workers

US DOJ settles agreement with IT firm claimed of discriminating against domestic workers

A Texas based IT firm was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against domestic workers and hiring only temporary work visa holders in the country, including the H-1B visa holders. The US Department of Justice…

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Australian Federal Government new laws could mean big changes for casual workers rights

Australian Federal Government new laws could mean big changes for casual workers rights

The Australian Federal Government will present its eagerly awaited revamp of industrial relations laws motivated by the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic.  Businesses would have the option to offer extra hours to part-time workers without…