Workers of the World, Unplug: The Fight for the ‘Right to Disconnect’

Today's labour news

Report: Call to Action for Rights of People on the Move For more info 2019-10-19 [Solidarity Center]

UN Labor Body: Qatar Pledges to End 'Kafala' Employment Laws 2019-10-18 [NY Times]

Join Us Live Online for Freedoms on the Move! For more info 2019-10-17 [Solidarity Center]

Workers of the World, Unplug: The Fight for the ‘Right to Disconnect’ 2019-10-17 [VICE]

EI calls on World Bank to change tack in education 2019-10-17 [Education International]

ICT, Electrical and Electronics unions prepare for sustainable future 2019-10-16 [IndustriALL]

Revenge of the moderators: Facebook’s online workers are sick of being treated like bots 2019-10-15 [The Conversation]

International Day of the Girl: educators celebrate the power of girls to change the world 2019-10-15 [Education International]

The #MeToo Movement’s Powerful New Tool 2019-10-15 [HRW]

ACT brands adopt accountability on purchasing practices 2019-10-14 [IndustriALL]

All eyes on Human Rights Council as negotiations on groundbreaking business and human rights treaty move forward 2019-10-14 [ITUC]

UNI Property Services welcomes new President in biggest ever sector meeting 2019-10-14 [UNI Global Union]

Stranded workers: The social dimension of the carbon transition 2019-10-14 [Daily Maverick]

Amazon reportedly has dozens of workers watching footage recorded by its Cloud Cam home security camera 2019-10-11 [Biz Insider]

IUF and Arla Foods agreement on measures to fight sexual harassment 2019-10-11 [IUF]

TUAC Statement on the 87th OECD Steel Committee: Workers Caught in Trade Crossfire 2019-10-11 [TUAC]

OECD proposal to reform tax rules in the context of digitalisation – heading in the right direction, but not ambitious enough 2019-10-11 [TUAC]

Coal mines can be closed without destroying livelihoods – here’s how 2019-10-10 [The Conversation]

Meet the worker who’s been occupying a Samsung building for 123 days 2019-10-10 [Bright Green]

Gig Workers Are Forming the World’s First Food Delivery App Unions 2019-10-10 [VICE]

ITF hails success at aviation summit 2019-10-10 [ITF]

World Teachers’ Day: EI takes the stage at UNESCO Conference and proposes five measures to make teaching a more attractive profession 2019-10-09 [Education International]

Unions can – and will – play a leading role in tackling the climate crisis 2019-10-09 [The Conversation]

We made history with the Violence and Harassment Convention – now comes the work of bringing the law to life 2019-10-07 [Equal Times]

We made history with the Violence and Harassment Convention – now comes the work of bringing the law to life 2019-10-07 [Equal Times]

We made history with the Violence and Harassment Convention – now comes the work of bringing the law to life 2019-10-07 [Equal Times]

Inditex and UNI Global Union celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Global Agreement 2019-10-07 [UNI Global Union]

Care workers demand better conditions on World Day of Decent Work 2019-10-07 [UNI Global Union]

'Unions for all:' Mary Kay Henry to address UNI Global delegates celebrating two decades of Property Services sector 2019-10-07 [UNI Global Union]

World Day for Decent Work 2019-10-07 [ITF]

Health for everyone? New OECD report on social inequalities in health and health systems 2019-10-07 [TUAC]

Making use of global agreements in the garment industry 2019-10-06 [IndustriALL]

Videos on Gender Equality Produced by BWI affiliates 2019-10-06 [BWI]

Unions debate Green Technology and Industry 4.0 at SKF 2019-10-04 [IndustriALL]

Trust in business fostering corporate accountability requires ambition 2019-10-04 [TUAC]

Thomas Cook workers also deserve protection and compensation 2019-10-03 [ITF]

ITF launches global news app 2019-10-03 [ITF]

The 2nd Hypermarket Trade Union Alliance Meeting in Milan focuses on solidarity and organizing 2019-10-03 [UNI Global Union]

World Teachers’ Day: young teachers and the future of education in the spotlight 2019-10-03 [Education International]

Why the fight for tax justice is a global struggle 2019-10-03 [Equal Times]

A year without justice for Jamal Khashoggi 2019-10-02 [NUJ]

UN calls for stronger protections for workers exposed to toxic substances 2019-10-02 [ITUC]

Worker exposure to toxic chemicals a 'crisis', says UN Human Rights Council 2019-10-02 [Chemical Watch]

Union Women Leaders Urge Nations: Ratify ILO C190 2019-10-01 [Solidarity Center]

Just transition commitments made by many countries at UN Climate Action Summit 2019-10-01 [ILO]

iPhone Workers Are 25 Times More Exploited Than 19th-Century Textile Workers 2019-10-01 [TruthOut]

Working women earning low wages on the agenda at the #MeToo-conference 2019-09-29 [Efling]

From Leipzig to Lima Los Angeles, the Fresenius Global Union Alliance demands an end to workers' rights abuses 2019-09-28 [UNI]

We can work it out: 10 civil society principles for sovereign debt resolution 2019-09-28 [PSI]

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