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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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27 February 2018

USA: FedEx rejects calls to stop offering discounts to NRA members

Author: Chris Baynes & Mythili Sampathkumar, The Independent (UK)

"FedEx claim ending NRA member discounts would be 'discrimination'", 27 February 2018...

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8 December 2017

China: Citywide clean-up campaign after housing block fire forces thousands of migrants to leave Beijing, some companies provide support

Tens of thousands of migrant workers are being forced out of their homes in Beijing under a citywide clean-up campaign in the aftermath of a fire that killed over a dozen people... Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has informed its migrant-worker...

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30 October 2017
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Author: Guillermo Ximenis, La Vanguardia (España)

“La ONU llama a las empresas a liderar la defensa de los derechos LGBTI”, 30 de Octubre de 2017...

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21 August 2017

China Labour Bulletin Strike Map shows steady trends in worker actions in first half of 2017

Author: China Labour Bulletin

"New normal? Strike Map shows steady trends in worker actions in first half of 2017", 15 Aug 2017...

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7 August 2017
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Author: La Libre.be (Belgique)

"Deliveroo accepte de régulariser la situation des travailleurs du service à la clientèle", 28 juil 2017...

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24 July 2017

Gig economy: Australia & UK regulations compared

Author: anine Young & Anthony Forsyth, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, in Mondaq (Aus)

The recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) Full Bench decision to insert casual conversion clauses in modern awards, and the Report of the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices in the UK, are responses to the same world-wide phenomena... businesses are...

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11 July 2017

UK workers earning GBP2.50 an hour prompts call for govt. action

Author: Rob Davies & Sarah Butler, Guardian (UK)

The government has been urged to stage an “emergency intervention” to protect gig economy workers, amid concerns they are being forced into contracts that sometimes pay less than £2.50 an hour and can be cancelled at any moment. The allegations are...

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11 July 2017

UK: Independent review examines implications of gig economy & sets out recommendations for workers' rights & employers' responsibilities

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8 May 2017

UK: Tax authority investigates employment status of Hermes' delivery drivers

Author: Rob Davies, The Guardian (UK)

"HMRC steps up inquiry into employment status of Hermes couriers", 3 May 2017...

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