Labour Rights

The Difficult Road Ahead: Overcoming the Stratified Home-based Care Regime in Latin America

The Difficult Road Ahead: Overcoming the Stratified Home-based Care Regime in Latin America

Between 1990 and 2013 female labour participation in Latin American went from being 14 percentage points below to ...
A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

A ‘state-generated’ maid? – care workers in the South Korea

Although jobs of ‘formal’ caregivers have been created by laws and Government intervention, their wages are set to ...
Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

In the 2017-18 budget, the Government of India allocated roughly 7.4 billion USD towards the Mahatma Gandhi ...
Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence: Offering Security Through Workplace Protection in Australia

Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence: Offering Security Through Workplace Protection in Australia

How can domestic violence spill over into the workplace? Most Australian women who report experiencing domestic ...
Two East Asian Approaches to Care

Two East Asian Approaches to Care

East Asia is home to nearly 180 million people over the age of 65 today, almost as many people as the total ...
The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

The Individual and Structural Aspects of Gender Inequality at Work

Within the growing debate concerning the future of what has been termed as the “gender revolution,” two distinct ...
India’s Central Sector Scheme For Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers: Shielding Bondage, Shackling Liberation

India’s Central Sector Scheme For Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers: Shielding Bondage, Shackling Liberation

In May 2016, the Indian Government revised the rehabilitation scheme for released bonded labourers to provide ...
Hacienda Brasil Verde Workers v. Brazil: Slavery and Human Trafficking in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Hacienda Brasil Verde Workers v. Brazil: Slavery and Human Trafficking in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

The Inter-American Court has handed down its first judgment on slavery and human trafficking, and structural ...
Uber, Informal Work and the Expert Working Group on Discrimination Against Women

Uber, Informal Work and the Expert Working Group on Discrimination Against Women

The decision of the London Employment Tribunal that Uber taxi drivers are employees and not self-employed is of ...
Worker Status for App-Drivers: Uber-rated?

Worker Status for App-Drivers: Uber-rated?

In what has been heralded as the ‘employment case of the year’, the Central London employment tribunal has ruled ...
Vouchers, Performance Bonus, and Compensation: The Juridical Nature of the Salary

Vouchers, Performance Bonus, and Compensation: The Juridical Nature of the Salary

On September 1st of 2009, the Supreme Court of Argentina established in the case of Pérez, Aníbal Raúl v. Disco S. ...
Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU employment rights – an attempt to sum up

Solidarity Not Separation: The Case for Continued Interaction Between UK and EU employment rights – an attempt to sum up

I have consciously and deliberately picked up on and generalized the title of Professor Fredman’s initial ...

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