Should companies offer tailored timetables and workplaces on the basis of our different bodies, or are universal solutions, such as the four-day week, the way forward?
As actors join screenwriters in a strike that has shut down movie productions, a labor historian looks back at union action on the silver screen.
A scholar of religion looks at how faith helped guide the labor rights icon in his organizing endeavors.
Workers have gradually lost all powers to take industrial action when they feel conditions are unfair.
Migrant workers’ rights are indeed an ongoing issue in Qatar – but the country has passed reforms to improve workers’ rights, and it isn’t the only issue to define Qatar.
Education strikes by university and public school workers are political fights about diminished respect for education as a public good and workers’ rights in an economy that perpetuates inequality.
Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
A trial in France revealed how the platform’s algorithm established a subordination relationship between riders and the firm. Could we be witnessing the beginning of the end of “uberisation”?
Successful union drives at two of America’s biggest companies were led by committed individuals, rather than established unions.
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.
The deaths of six Amazon employees at a factory hit by a tornado raises concerns over prohibitions on cellphones for workers.
Union membership has dwindled over the past five decades. But could a flurry of positive headlines over union drives help reverse this trend?
How could a company highly regarded for its commitment to sustainability do so badly on the industrial relations front, pushing staff to strike for almost a fortnight?
What drivers told us about life on the road.
Unions are encouraging all workers to be vaccinated, but not through employment mandates. Instead, they support bodily autonomy, workers’ rights, fairness and democracy.
There are only limited circumstances where workplace vaccine mandates are likely to be found legally justifiable.
What we want from our working environment in future needs to be explored now so that the needs of employees and employers are equally and fairly considered.
The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that drivers are entitled to workers’ rights.
One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
The life story of Mandlenkosi Makhoba represents the losers in the new South Africa, showing how inequality is produced and reproduced generationally.