Labour laws
Wage theft from garment workers amounts to rights violation by global brands: Report

Workers in six Asian countries suffered 25% wage loss in 2020. A survey which interviewed more than 2000 workers found the wage loss was actually “wage theft” by the top global brands

Greek workers go on strike to protest proposed labour reform and other stories

Today we look at the general strike observed by workers across Greece, the latest on Peru’s election as Pedro Castillo nears victory, and more

Two days ahead of historic strike, Indian trade unionists and farmers’ leaders arrested

Organizers of the historic general strike said the arrest of 31 leaders of trade unions and farmers’ movements in the State of Haryana would not dampen the protests. Over 200 million workers and hundreds of thousands of farmers will take part in the protest

Workers, farmers give the call to “Save India”

On August 9, trade unions and farmers’ organizations across India will conduct a protest against the Narendra Modi government’s anti-worker policies which have intensified during the lockdown

Indian trade unions protest attack on workers’ rights

Ten central trade unions in India issued a nationwide protest call against the changes being made to labour laws.

Trade unions, left parties slam move by Indian State governments to freeze labor laws

The States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, all of which are ruled by the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, have issued a number of ordinances exempting employers from following labor laws that protect workers’ jobs and wages

No greater hypocrisy than Indian Govt’s pronouncements on migrants: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), talks about the Indian government’s failure to prepare for the COVID-19 pandemic

In India, workers are being sucked into a game of death

Earnings are gone, jobs are gone, hunger is met by handouts and the Modi government is using the pandemic lockdown to push through more oppressive conditions on workers to please India Inc.

“If the government tramples on our rights, we will bring down the government” #GeneralStrikeInIndia

Braving snow, rain and police repression, more than 250 million Indian workers went on a nationwide general strike on January 8 against the far-right Modi government’s neoliberal and fascist policies.

India industral code India’s new industrial relations law: a farewell to job security

The new Industrial Relations Code changes forever the security of having a job. Now employees will be at the mercy of employers

Trade unions demand restoration of labor rights in Kyrgyzstan

After the enactment of a new penal code in January, it is no longer an offense to employ staff without signing a contract or for an employer to refuse to engage in collective bargaining. Employers can also illegally dismiss employees who are members of elected representative bodies of employees

Trump US Shutdown US labor union sues Trump administration over government shutdown

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of 400,000 ‘essential’ employees who have been forced to continue work without pay

    × To Subscribe