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    International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

    International retail industries fail to protect garment workers’ rights in Asia

    In Asia, millions of garment workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus lockdowns hit the global retail industry. Big brands like Primark, Zara, and H&M are failing to protect their garment workers’ rights, says the…

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    International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

    International Labor Organization’s convention on child labor receives universal approval

    On Tuesday, The International Labor Organization (ILO) expressed that this is the first time in history; all the 187 member states have endorsed a global convention. However, the execution of the agreement on the most…

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    The good, green jobs

    The good, green jobs

    Environmentalists and unionists are coming together to realise that fighting climate change and upholding labour rights are deeply intertwined. When a solar company in New York laid off its construction workers who were trying to…

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    Haryana State Govt. decides to link all contract workers with Haryana Udhyam Memorandum

    Haryana State Govt. decides to link all contract workers with Haryana Udhyam Memorandum

    The Haryana government has decided to link all registered websites, organizations, industries, which are employing contract workers and labor contractors to Haryana Udhyam Memorandum (HUM) within six months. This website will have the database of…

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    Major global brands complicit in forced labour of Uyghurs

    Major global brands complicit in forced labour of Uyghurs

    Hundreds of factories across China are using Uyghur labour supplied by the state to make products for companies like Nike, Apple, Volkswagen, Sony, Victoria’s Secret and others. A report titled ‘Uyghurs for sale’ by the…

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    The Joint Committee of Trade Unions opposes the labor law amendment, calls it ‘regressive’

    The Joint Committee of Trade Unions opposes the labor law amendment, calls it ‘regressive’

    On Friday, In a unilateral move, the Joint Committee of Trade Unions (JCTU) submitted a memorandum to the Labor department against the “regressive, anti-worker Labor Law amendment, the Deccan Herald reported. The general secretary of All India…

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    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    UN raises awareness about worsening plight of domestic workers amid coronavirus

    Domestic workers have been hit the hardest amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Even before the global outbreak of coronavirus, these workers had been surviving without adequate labor laws and fair wages but the pandemic onslaught…

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    Workers in the United States Protest for Racial Inequality on National Strike Day

    Workers in the United States Protest for Racial Inequality on National Strike Day

    Many workers rallied outside the Massachusetts Statehouse and the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan to fight racism and economic inequality. An effort that organizers believed would develop into a nationwide strike, The AP reported. In…

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    Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

    Saudi Arabia announces new fines for companies violating workers rights amid pandemic

    New penalties are introduced and will be enforced on companies that breach a royal mandate to support Saudi laborers in the private sector that are hit by the aftermaths of the coronavirus pandemic, the Arab…

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    Saudi Arabia introduces new penalties to protect labor rights

    Saudi Arabia introduces new penalties to protect labor rights

    Saudi Arabia introduced new penalties against the private companies in case of labor rights violations. The royal decree was enforced with respect to the changing scenario to prevent the workers from being exploited by the…