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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.…

Labour rights
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…

Human rights
Anti-Asian racism surges in US amid Coronavirus fears

Anti-Asian racism surges in US amid Coronavirus fears

With the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic across the world, incidents of racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in the United States have also witnessed a surge. There has been a significant increase in the number of incidents…

Labour rights
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…

Human rights
Washington takes a dim view of human rights situation in Nepal

Washington takes a dim view of human rights situation in Nepal

A US State Department report has pointed out cases of extrajudicial killings, arbitrary detention by the state agencies and government’s restriction in the right to freedom. While cases of human rights violations continue to prevail,…

Business
US giant sportswear suspend cancels business deals with Chinese factory accused of using Uighur detainees in forced labor

US giant sportswear suspend cancels business deals with Chinese factory accused of using Uighur detainees in forced labor

American apparel company Badger Sportswear suspended ties with a Chinese factory,  suspected of using Muslim detainees from Chinese concentration camps in the production process. The company said it began investigating the operations of the factory,…