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13 September 2019

South Korea: Workers rally outside Nexon headquarters over restructuring that has put workers in ‘constant job insecurity’

Author: Jung Jun-ho, Korea IT Times

"Nexon's labor union calls on the management to guarantee job security", 5 September 2019...

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13 September 2019

UK: Outsourcing company Capita to set wage minimum to real living wage, increasing pay for almost 6000 workers

Author: Julia Kollewe, The Guardian

"Capita increases pay for almost 6,000 workers to real living wage", 12 September 2019...

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12 September 2019

Canada: Foodora accused of pushing back against worker efforts to unionise, as couriers await decision on union certification

Author: CBC News

"Battle between Foodora and couriers could define 'how we do work in this century'", 10 September 2019...

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12 September 2019

USA: Drivers to protest at Postmates, Doordash & Instacart headquarters following accusations of decreasing wages

Author: Kate Larsen, ABC 7 News

"Delivery App drivers rally for higher wages at SF Postmates, Doordash, and Instacart headquarters", 6 September 2019...

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11 September 2019

UK: Rockstar Games improves working conditions following investigation highlighting excessive overtime & temporary contracts

In October 2018, Rockstar North's founder sparked controversy over working conditions, after stating in New York Magazine that staff "were working 100-hour weeks" on Red Dead Redemption 2. It was later clarified that the statement applied to senior st...

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11 September 2019

USA: California Senate passes bill that could force Uber & others to classify workers as employees instead of independent contractors

Author: Josh Eidelson, Lizette Chapman & Joyce E. Cutler, Bloomberg

"California Senate Passes Bill Set to Transform Gig Economy", 11 September 2019...

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9 September 2019

China: Apple accused of violating labour laws as employees at iPhone factory found working 100 hours of overtime & being ‘punished’ for not meeting targets; Incl. co. comments

In September 2019, China Labor Watch released a report revealing numerous labour rights violations at the Zhengzhou Foxconn factory, the largest iPhone factory in the world. The report is based on the findings of undercover investigators employed at Z...

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9 September 2019

US State Department calls for feedback on draft guidance for export of surveillance technology

Author: US Department of State

"Draft U.S. Government Guidance for the Export of Surveillance Technology", 4 September 2019...

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7 September 2019

Philippine Govt. probes tech co. selected to revamp database that records Filipino workers' contracts & welfare in Hongkong

Author: Raquel Carvalho, South China Morning Post

"Hong Kong social enterprise claims 'unfair treatment' in investigation launched by Philippine labour secretary", 6 September 2019  The Philippine government is investigating its officials in Hong Kong over the consulate's introduction of a new dat...

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6 September 2019

UK: Former Chucklefish developers accuse co. of exploiting young employees incl. 'hundreds of hours' of unpaid labour, bullying & harassment

Author: Colin Campbell, Polygon

"Young developers on Starbound say Chucklefish exploited their free work", 2 September 2019...

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