Labour Rights

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap Through Mandatory Reporting: A Comparison of British and Australian Legislation

Every country has a gender pay gap favouring men. This gap, which describes the difference in average wages ...
Gender Parity in India: What a Case of ‘Accidental Feminism’ Can Offer

Gender Parity in India: What a Case of ‘Accidental Feminism’ Can Offer

While post-independent India has witnessed rising gendered rates of literacy, life expectancy and schooling, these ...
Time to Demystify Equal Pay and Gender Pay Gaps

Time to Demystify Equal Pay and Gender Pay Gaps

More than two decades ago, one of my colleagues, a well-respected lawyer, declared with conviction that in ...
Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA workers) play a key role in rural India’s public health infrastructure. ...
Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Shaping the Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights at Work

Sexual and reproductive health rights are not normally thought of as materialising in the workplace, but there ...
What employees need to know about their rights during COVID

What employees need to know about their rights during COVID

Since the start of the global COVID pandemic, many employees have experienced upheaval, uncertainty, and ...
Xinjiang Cotton and Corporate Criminal Liability under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Xinjiang Cotton and Corporate Criminal Liability under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

In recent months, rights experts have voiced increasing concern over reports of widespread human rights abuses and ...
Mencap and Uber in the Supreme Court: Working Time Regulation in an Era of Casualisation

Mencap and Uber in the Supreme Court: Working Time Regulation in an Era of Casualisation

In recent weeks, two long-awaited UK Supreme Court judgments have offered strikingly divergent reflections on the ...
Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

Saudi Arabia must protect financial rights of migrant workers

On 14 March, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, long known for the oppressive treatment of foreign workers, enacted a ...
For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

Are Uber drivers ‘limb (b) workers’ and so entitled to fundamental statutory rights such as the minimum wage and ...
Which workers and which unions can claim protection under freedom of association? The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision Part II

Which workers and which unions can claim protection under freedom of association? The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision Part II

This blog continues analysis of the EU-Korea FTA Expert Panel Report, focussing on the significance of the ...
Asserting Jurisdiction to Assess Compliance with ‘Multilateral labour standards and agreements’ – The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision

Asserting Jurisdiction to Assess Compliance with ‘Multilateral labour standards and agreements’ – The EU-Korea FTA Panel Decision

On 25 January 2021, the European Union (EU) and the Republic of Korea (Korea) released the Report by a Panel of ...

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