Labour Rights

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 disruption
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 law
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 findings
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 ...
South African Constitutional Court declares exclusion of domestic workers from occupational injury legislation to be unconstitutional

South African Constitutional Court declares exclusion of domestic workers from occupational injury legislation to be unconstitutional

On 20 November 2020, the South African Constitutional Court delivered judgment in Mahlangu v Minister of Labour ...
A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

A historical precedent: IACtHR recognizes breach of the right to equality and non-discrimination in the enjoyment of a socioeconomic right on intersectional grounds of gender, poverty and race in Fireworks Factory case

In July 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing the main arguments presented to the Inter-American Court of Human ...
Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – II

Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – II

In the coming days, labour lawyers from around the world will be tuning in to watch the arguments in Uber v Aslam. ...
Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – I

Uber v Heller and the Prospects for a Transnational Judicial Dialogue on the Gig Economy – I

Across the world, Gig employers are now facing a legal reckoning in the highest courts. On 21st July, the issue of ...

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