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21 May 2018
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يشهد العالم ابتكارات في مجال التكنولوجيا مثل الذكاء الاصطناعي وتقنية البلوك تشين التي لديها القدرة على تعزيز وحماية حقوق الإنسان. وعلى صعيد آخر، تطرح هذه التطورات العلمية أسئلة مهمة حول التأثيرات المحتملة على حقوق الإنسان ومستقبل العمالة، فضلاً عن تسا...

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Article
16 May 2018

Commentary: How can the business & human rights movement address the human rights risks of emerging technology?

Author: Phil Bloomer & Christen Dobson, OpenGlobalRights

"Addressing the potential human rights risks of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution", 16 May 2018 ...

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18 April 2018

All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sport, Human Rights and Modern Slavery launched

Author: All Party Parliamentary Group on Sport, Modern Slavery and Human Rights

A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been launched on Sport, Human Rights and Modern Slavery. ...

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13 April 2018

USA: Court ruling classifies Uber drivers as independent contractors, not co's employees

Author: Daniel Wiessner, Reuters

"U.S. judge says Uber drivers are not company's employees", 12 Apr 2018...

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4 April 2018

Policymakers should modify social insurance to protect rights in light of the changing nature of work

Author: Maria Gonzalez-Miranda & Ivailo Izvorski, Brookings

"Social insurance in the time of robots," 4 April 2018...

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5 March 2018

UK ruling: Couriers working for co that delivers blood supplies to NHS win right to collective bargaining

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1 March 2018

Netherlands: Govt launches investigation into self-employment contracts used by co's like Uber & Deliveroo following strike action

Author: UNI Global Union

"Success for Deliveroo riders in the Netherlands as strike action forces investigation", 9 February 2018...

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12 February 2018

Respecting human rights in the on-demand economy: Closing the new governance gap

Author: Faris Natour

"Respecting Human Rights in the On-Demand Economy: Closing the New Governance Gap," 11 April 2016...

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7 February 2018

UK: Gig economy workers again call on govt. to change laws denying them basic rights following death of a self-employed courier

Author: Robert Booth, The Guardian

Gig economy workers have expressed anger that long-awaited changes to working practices in Britain have stopped short of bringing in new laws to prevent bogus self-employment, which denies basic rights to around 1.1 million couriers, minicab drivers...

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6 February 2018

USA: Taxi driver's suicide reveals pervasive economic hardships wrought by gig economy

Author: Ginia Bellafante, The New York Times

"A Driver's Suicide Reveals the Dark Side of the Gig Economy", 6 Feb 2018...

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