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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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    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…

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    Labour Laws Overlook Will Not Help Malaysia Anymore

    Labour Laws Overlook Will Not Help Malaysia Anymore

    Malaysia has now decided to put a stop on their foreign intake of workers. But labour rights advocates are still pushing the Malaysian government to rethink and redo their labour rights. According to an official…

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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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    Labor Rights Are Human Rights —                                                      It’s Time We Guaranteed Them in the Constitution

    Labor Rights Are Human Rights — It’s Time We Guaranteed Them in the Constitution

    The US used to tell the world that strong unions were a bulwark against fascism. We should take our own advice and enshrine the right to organize. Democratic presidential contenders are renewing their acquaintance with…

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    Workers are on the move, often into uncertain and potentially exploitative labor

    Workers are on the move, often into uncertain and potentially exploitative labor

    Shifts in demographic and economic patterns are pushing workers to cross borders for jobs in ever increasing numbers. Migrants often leave their home communities due to extreme poverty and face exploitation as they search for…