Labour Rights

Uber and Out: Yet Another Victory for the Rights of Uber Drivers

Uber and Out: Yet Another Victory for the Rights of Uber Drivers

In the UK Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) last week, Uber lost the latest case brought against it by its ...
Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

The High Court of Singapore recently increased the sentences of two employers who had starved their foreign ...
Bărbulescu v. Romania: The Next Step in the Continuing Struggle for Standards for Workplace Communication Monitoring

Bărbulescu v. Romania: The Next Step in the Continuing Struggle for Standards for Workplace Communication Monitoring

On 5 September, the Grand Chamber (GC) of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered its judgment in ...
Work of Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the NGO Kalayaan Receives Supreme Court Backing

Work of Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the NGO Kalayaan Receives Supreme Court Backing

This week the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Reyes v Al-Malki, allowing the appeal, and in doing so, ...
Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Modern slavery continues to be a significant problem, even in 2017. There are 46 million people around the world ...
The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30th marked the UN’s fourth annual World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which seeks to increase ...
Of Slaves and Slave Masters: Strategic Litigation to Address Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

Of Slaves and Slave Masters: Strategic Litigation to Address Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

Modern slavery in Qatar and other Gulf countries has received a lot of attention in light of the upcoming 2022 ...
Towards Adequate Assistance for Victims of Modern Day Slavery

Towards Adequate Assistance for Victims of Modern Day Slavery

Modern day slavery is a topic of concern across the world. International concern is justified because in the 21st ...
Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Regardless of the fact that women have a very significant contribution to make to national production, employment ...
A Good Day for the Rule of Law

A Good Day for the Rule of Law

‘We will sell to no man, we will not deny or defer to any man either Justice or Right.' (Magna Carta, cl ...
Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland are prohibited from seeking employment until a determination of their ...
The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

In this note, I take a very brief look at the ‘Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices’ (‘TR’), concentrating on ...

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