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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands team hope that this week’s start of the World Cup qualifiers in Europe will highlight the plight of migrant workers in Qatar and help to improve their working conditions.
A major setback is that there is no effective monitoring mechanism in place to protect them.
Ride hailing giant Uber says it’s giving UK drivers benefits like minimum wage and pensions, after losing a yearslong court battle to prevent them from being classified as “workers”. It’s an early sign of what companies like Uber face as authorities get to grips with regulating the app-based gig economy.
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with the annual International Women's Day, a coalition of NGOs has launched a campaign calling for amendments to the First Schedule of the Employment Act 1955 (Act 55) to better protect domestic workers across the country.
Angelo Kelly is said to have violated Germany's strict child labour laws.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - As Lebanon grapples with surging coronavirus infections and a financial crisis that has crushed its economy, migrant workers often cannot find the care they need if they test positive.
Google contract workers were banned from discussing their pay, and one was suspended for her labour activism, according to a complaint from the Alphabet Workers Union.
China’s work culture and demanding bosses challenged by two labour disputes, sparking huge Internet discussion about workers’ rights
Recently, a man was sacked for visiting his dying father, and a woman dismissed for not practising a dance for an annual party after work hours. These cases have sparked a massive online debate about working conditions in China.
E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest.