Labour Rights

Unpaid Interns in the New York Courts: Time to Start Spreading the News?

Unpaid Interns in the New York Courts: Time to Start Spreading the News?

Seen most cynically, employers deploy the label “intern” to give the impression that worker protection laws do not ...
New Bill Shifts Focus to Survivors of Human Trafficking

New Bill Shifts Focus to Survivors of Human Trafficking

Earlier this year, I interviewed a group of young Bangladeshi men who had been trafficked into Scotland to work in ...
The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

There are trade-offs in the labour immigration policies of high-income countries between openness to admitting ...
Safety of Sex-workers and Prostitutes at the Heart of Bedford v Attorney General of Canada

Safety of Sex-workers and Prostitutes at the Heart of Bedford v Attorney General of Canada

There are a myriad of moral and legal grounds to object to or support prostitution. However, rarely has the health ...
A Price Tag for Employment Rights? The New Employee Shareholder Status in the UK

A Price Tag for Employment Rights? The New Employee Shareholder Status in the UK

By Dr. Jeremias Prassl - Section 31 of the recently enacted Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 has added a ...
Hounga v Allen: a danger for undocumented migrant workers

Hounga v Allen: a danger for undocumented migrant workers

The ruling in Hounga v Allen will have a dangerous impact for undocumented migrant workers. The Court of Appeal’s ...
Reversing Roles: Bringing men into the frame

Reversing Roles: Bringing men into the frame

On Tuesday 12 March, the fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) turns its ...
Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

By Professor Judy Fudge - Women who cross national borders in order to work in the households of other peoples’ ...
Stuck in Traffic?

Stuck in Traffic?

By Professor Bridget Anderson - ‘Trafficking’ seems to extend the audience of those engaged with the human ...
Human Trafficking in Scotland

Human Trafficking in Scotland

Following on from her previous post on forced labour in Britain  Mei-Ling McNamara takes a closer look at the ...
The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

The Hidden Face of Forced Labour in Britain

As previous posts on the OxHRH Blog have highlighted, trafficking for forced labour remains a hot-button issue in ...
Redfearn v United Kingdom and an Integrated Approach to Labour Rights

Redfearn v United Kingdom and an Integrated Approach to Labour Rights

Following on from Alan Bogg's analysis of Redfearn v United Kingdom, this post by Anjoli Maheswaran Foster focuses ...

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