In this time of unrest, insecurity and fear, unions and their new, more diverse leadership offer a path to improving workers’ rights and repairing deep social and economic inequalities.
The work-life balance is about more than shutting off devices or abstaining from emails and meetings after 6 p.m.
Amazon can become the Earth’s best employer, but this must involve democratizing the workplace, recognizing the legitimate right of employees to organize and cooperating with labour representatives.
In the face of rising food prices in Nigeria, many salary earners have had to change the quality of foodstuff they buy or opt for cheaper alternatives.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
Staten Island’s Amazon union has proven that one of the most powerful anti-union companies in North America can be unionized.
Feudalism has been replaced by capitalism, and the new villeiny — or neo-villeiny — has emerged to reflect a relationship between a worker and an organization.
New legislation could strengthen the social contract between workers and platforms.
The claim that workers are simply moving to white-collar sectors obscures structural barriers to labour mobility, including racism and discrimination.
How do we take care of delivery riders who are often exposed to multiple risks? What are their needs in terms of social protection? Researchers asked them these questions directly.
Black Friday, Christmas, and other ‘shopping events’ take a toll on the temporary workers hired to get purchases to consumers.
In the hit Korean Netflix show ‘Squid Game,’ players are required to sign dubiously ethical contracts as their lives are assigned monetary value.
Southeast Asia’s largest economy applies different standards when it comes to upholding work rights for migrant workers from Indonesia and other countries.
Informal employment is significant in sub-Saharan Africa. The plight of informal workers needs to be highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Should the chronic hiring struggles of Canadian restaurants be referred to as a labour shortage, or can it be more accurately portrayed as a retention issue fuelled by a lack of decent work?
Can the structural barriers to low-skilled employment growth be overcome?
NFL salary caps were originally introduced to make the league more competitive and reduce performance differences between small and large market teams. But they have also worked out well for players.
The treatment of the horse Saint Boy has ignited fierce discussion about horses in modern pentathlon, and reanimated ethical debates about horses’ jobs beyond the Olympics.
Addressing serious disconnects between Labour and its ‘traditional’ constituencies remains a key challenge for Keir Starmer’s party.
In this moment of crisis, South Africa urgently needs decisive action. But all too often South Africans of all political stripes seem trapped in stale discourses.