Labour Rights

Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law- Part 2

Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law- Part 2

In Redfearn v United Kingdom, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held that the UK was under a positive ...
Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law-Part 1

Redfearn v United Kingdom: Hard Case Makes Good Law-Part 1

On 6 November 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) handed down judgment in Redfearn v United Kingdom. ...
Identifying forced labour

Identifying forced labour

Following her recent post on the OxHRH Blog,  Gwendolen Morgan returns with a post highlighting the issue of ...
From Slavery to Strasbourg: The ECtHR makes the first Article 4 finding against the UK

From Slavery to Strasbourg: The ECtHR makes the first Article 4 finding against the UK

By Gwendolen Morgan In November 2012, the European Court of Human Rights handed down judgment in the case of CN ...
Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

Dismissal and the Band of Reasonable Responses; an unconventional approach to Convention rights?

By Heather Williams QC The Court of Appeal recently decided in Turner v East Midlands Trains Ltd [2012] EWCA ...
Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

Pay Equality: When is there a right to claim?

By Betsan Criddle The important decision of the Supreme Court in Birmingham City Council v Abdulla establishes ...
Sex Workers Have Human Rights Too

Sex Workers Have Human Rights Too

By Stacey-Leigh Manoek and Gcobisa Silwana South African law criminalises sex work. In terms of the law both ...

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