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Supreme Court Intervenes To Protect Migrants Workers

Supreme Court Intervenes To Protect Migrants Workers

Nepal Learns The Lesson In Good Governance: The apathy of Kathmandu government for its migrant workers has pushed them to seek court ruling so that their human rights are not violated. As the city went…

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On May 22, Trade Unions in India to protest against changes in labor law

On May 22, Trade Unions in India to protest against changes in labor law

In a joint articulation, the trade unions stated, under the circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic, consistently the legislature is taking either choice to attack the workers and the general people…, who are as of now…

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CNY workers’ rights groups worry workers safety could be compromised as New York plans to reopen

CNY workers’ rights groups worry workers safety could be compromised as New York plans to reopen

As New York is all set to reopen (in parts) workers’ rights group worry over lack of safety level at workplaces. The Central New York worker’s rights group understood the need to reopen economy but…

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Workers Sacked For Being Part Of Worker Unions  In Pandemic Times

Workers Sacked For Being Part Of Worker Unions In Pandemic Times

What does it feel like to be thrown out of work on the pretext of layoffs due to cost cutting in corona virus times?  It feels like cowardice and bad manipulation by the ones in…

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California sues Uber, Lyft for stepping over labor laws and misclassifying drivers as independent contractors

California sues Uber, Lyft for stepping over labor laws and misclassifying drivers as independent contractors

The state of California sued the ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft, over violations of labor rights. The two have been accused of misclassifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees which keeps the latter from…

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Qatar Marginalise Migrant Population Even Amidst Corona Virus

Qatar Marginalise Migrant Population Even Amidst Corona Virus

Migrant workers are worst hit especially in Gulf countries that are not willing to take care of them, even in the trying times of corona virus. Reports are coming in that low wage migrant workers…

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In Qatar migrant workers beg for food,  “The Guardian” reports

In Qatar migrant workers beg for food, “The Guardian” reports

Migrant workers are begging for food in Qatar.  In more than 20 interviews with the British The Guardian, workers in the World Cup 2020 host nation say they are forced to beg for food, following…

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UK Ignores Workers Safety Protocol As It Opens Industry

UK Ignores Workers Safety Protocol As It Opens Industry

Labour unions in the United Kingdom are not happy with the way the government is refusing to redefine the worker safety rules after the economy is trying to open up post a long lockdown period…

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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…