Labour Rights

A Right to Change Employer for Overseas Domestic Workers

A Right to Change Employer for Overseas Domestic Workers

Theresa May, the UK Home Secretary, presented the adoption of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 as a ‘historic ...
Dignifying Movement: Advocating for Reform of Irish Labour Migration Policy

Dignifying Movement: Advocating for Reform of Irish Labour Migration Policy

Migration is a global reality that has increasingly become the subject of academic and popular debate. Last week, ...
Bob Hepple’s Legacy in Southern Africa

Bob Hepple’s Legacy in Southern Africa

I would like to devote my tribute specifically to Bob’s legacy in Southern Africa. Simon Deakin in his tribute ...
Tyco: Travel, Working Time, Wages and the Route to Casualisation

Tyco: Travel, Working Time, Wages and the Route to Casualisation

As casualisation strategies proliferate in the wake of the global crisis, techniques are being devised to exclude ...
Professor Sir Bob Hepple’s Contribution to Comparative Labour Law

Professor Sir Bob Hepple’s Contribution to Comparative Labour Law

As part of our special series paying tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir Bob Hepple, Silvana Sciarra ...
Prof. Sir Bob Hepple Q.C. (1934 – 2015)

Prof. Sir Bob Hepple Q.C. (1934 – 2015)

Continuing our special series of posts paying tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir Bob Hepple QC, Manfred ...
Bob Hepple’s Equality Legacy

Bob Hepple’s Equality Legacy

This is the first in our special series of posts paying tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir Bob Hepple ...
Employee Rights in Zimbabwe: The Contrasting Approaches of the Constitutional Court and Executive in Response to Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum 

Employee Rights in Zimbabwe: The Contrasting Approaches of the Constitutional Court and Executive in Response to Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum 

As discussed recently on the Blog, the Zimbabwean Supreme Court’s interpretation of Section 12B of the Labour Act ...
UNISON v Lord Chancellor: The Statistics of Tribunal Fees in the Court of Appeal

UNISON v Lord Chancellor: The Statistics of Tribunal Fees in the Court of Appeal

As discussed previously on the Blog, fees in the employment tribunal were introduced across England, Wales and ...
United States Labor Relations Board Cowardly Punts its Duties

United States Labor Relations Board Cowardly Punts its Duties

Earlier this month, the United States witnessed a major setback for freedom of association. The National Labor ...
In Memory of Bob Hepple

In Memory of Bob Hepple

It is with a heavy heart that I write to say farewell to Bob Hepple, who died in the early hours of Friday 21st ...
Terminating Employee Rights: A Discussion of Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum

Terminating Employee Rights: A Discussion of Nyamande and Another v Zuva Petroleum

The judgment of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe in Nyamande and another v Zuva Petroleum SC 43/15, handed down on 17 ...

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