The European Court of Human Rights pronounced itself on the relationship between economic freedoms and social rights
On 21 April 2021, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal on the regulation of artificial intelligence
The letter of formal notice is the first step in the infringement procedure, followed by a reasoned opinion if deemed necessary by the Commission.
National collective agreement signed between UGL RIDER and the business association Assodelivery deemed unfair by Italian court
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Netherlands Trade Union Confederation (FNV) and National Federation of Christian Trade Unions (CNV) v.
Cleaners who work for households via the online platform ‘Helpling’, have the legal status of temporary agency workers
Public service trade unionists from across the Mediterranean region met online on 14 and 15 September to discuss the challenges they face in asserting t
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) held by twelve votes to five that there has been a violation of Article 10 of the European Co
To accept this approach would result in a hybrid decision-making process that is incompatible with the Treaty on the Functioning of the European union (TFEU)
The GSEE considers the Hellenic Republic to have failed to observe the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81).
Online food delivery company found to have indirectly discriminated against rider who chose not to sign new contract that would be regulated by new NCA
The Belgian National Labour Council - representing employers and trade unions - provided an opinion on the appropriateness and feasibility of compu
The SER published its advice on the Dutch government's efforts towards the European Commission’s expected legislative proposal for due diligence legisla
New ratifications: Belgium ratifies ILO Convention 190, becoming the eighth country in Europe to do so following Albania, France, Greece, Ireland ,Italy, San
On 28 September 2021, the First Chamber of Parliament (Senate) adopted the law proposal with the title ‘diversity at the top of business’
The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS) considers the Slovenian Republic to have failed to observe the ILO Occupational Safety and Health Con
The Von der Leyen Commission has committed to review the legal framework on competition and its application in the light of green and digital transitions.
NETLEX, the ETUC network of trade union legal experts, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a conference that took place on the 2nd and 3rd of Dece
On 8 December 2021, the Federal Institute for the protection and promotion of Human Rights (L'Institut fédéral pour la protection et la promotion des droits
The Court's verdict on the FNV's appeal established that Deliveroo riders fall within scope the collective labour agreement for the professional transport of
The Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) has published the 3rd edition of its Manual on Human Rights and the Environment.
From 1 February 2022, the time limit for lodging a complaint at the European Court of Human Rights is being cut from six months to four months after a final
The labour market reform presented by the government of Spain was approved by Parliament on 3 February 2022.
In the framework of the Platform Reps project, the ETUC team on Non-Standard Work is looking for a subcontractor to draft 12 short country reports on work in
The 'Status of Workers Bill' aimed at simplifying the status of workers is currently being examined by the House of Commons
Ireland and France have both adopted laws transposing Directive 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (the Whistleblowing D
The presentations delivered at the Fundamental Rights and Litigation Advisory Group on the 25th of February are now available
By a vote of 13 to two, the ICJ ruled that Russia “shall immediately suspend the military operations that it commenced on 24 February.”
In a response to the mass dismissal of workers on board P&O ferries, the UK government intends to change its policy on minimum wage for ferry workers
The law aims to set a quantitative target for the proportion of members of the under-represented sex on the boards of listed companies
On 16 March, Luxembourg’s Chamber of Deputies voted in favour of a bill amending the Code du Travail and regulating the implementation of telework in c
P&O Ferries' illegal firing of seafarers without consultation is a serious violation of the ILO's principles concerning the freedom of association and co
For the first time since its creation, a complaint has been presented by trade union organisations before the Single Entry Point (SEP) of the European Commis
The ETUC has instituted an award to honour the outstanding and dynamic scientific work, of great value to the European trade union movement, of the late labo
The aim of the guide is to inform legal practitioners about the ECtHR’s key judgments and decisions that reference EU law
The European Court of Human Rights has updated its factsheet on on the Court’s case-law and pending cases in the field of trade union rights.
European Parliament resolution of 7 July 2022 on Better regulation: Joining forces to make better laws
On 05 July, the Dutch House of Representatives approved the "Work where you want Act" which aims to make home working a legal right.
Government backs new law to provide additional paid leave to parents whose babies require specialist care after birth.
The United Kingdom and Ukraine ratified the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul C
The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) compiled an overview of key aspects of national laws implementing the EU Temporary Protection Directive in nine EU Member
European Committee of Social Rights considers the reforms of the French Labour Code violated article 24b of the European Social Charter
Trade unions launch judicial review of “anti-worker” regulations which “undermine the right to strike”
Wärtsilä Italia has been ordered to revoke its decision to dismiss its workers and to resume negotiations with trade unions
The ECtHR's Knowledge Sharing platform (ECHR-KS) was launched on 18 October 2022 with the mission to share Convention case-law knowledge, complementing the e
The ILAW Network is pleased to present this report, Taken for a Ride: Litigating the Digital Platform Model
Three Belgian Trade Unions - the Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (CSC), the General Labour Federation of Belgium (FGTB) and the General Confeder
The International Lawyers Assisting Workers network (ILAW) launched its newest issue brief, Taken for a Ride 2: Accelerating Towards Justice.
The contributions in this celebratory volume highlight the diverse aspects of the CFA’s broad impact on respect for this fundamental right, based on careful
The report outlines the extent to which ILO Member States have fulfilled their obligations under international labour standards’ obligations
This document includes recent and relevant case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in relation to rights in the workplace.
Dutch Labour Authority takes action against LIDL after trade union FNV publishes report on working conditions
As discussed in-depth during the 2022 NETLEX conference, international human rights law may be deployed to address the cost-of-living crisis
The Spanish government has presented draft legislation for parliamentary debate that seeks to achieve balanced gender representation in decision-making, both
Uber and Ola-Cabs must provide taxi drivers using the Uber Driver /Ola Driver app with more information about the making of important decisions concerning th
The ruling establishes that in a context of a dispute regarding overtime, it is the employer's responsibility to submit the working time records
The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is challenging Deliveroo’s denial of collective bargaining rights in the Supreme Court
This Guide is part of the series of Case-Law Guides published by the European Court of Human Rights to inform legal practitioners about the fundamental
The AG delivered an opinion on Directive 2000/78/EC and the prohibition of discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief
The report put together by Worker Info Exchange analyses the circumstances leading to the summary dismissals of eleven Just Eat couriers working in nine citi
The German Trade Union Confederation (DGB) has commented on the German Federal Labour Court (BAG) ruling on the TimePartner Personalmanagement GmbH case rega
The ILO Committee on the Application of Standards (CAS) has reached its conclusions on the individual case of the UK in relation to the Convention on Freedom
The 10th edition of the authoritative Global Rights Index shows that the global cost-of-living crisis has been met with a crackdown on the rights of working
Legislation restricting the right to strike sends UK down the rankings of the ITUC Global Rights Index
A video explaining the collective complaints mechanism as well at the ETUC's involvement is also available.
The Court of Appeal of Turin rejects the appeal presented by Foodinho and confirms that riders are employees
The High Court found that the Government acted unlawfully and irrationally when it implemented regulations allowing employment businesses to supply employers
Information note on developments in the ILO Governing Body regarding the conflict on the right to strike
Following the tribunal judgement in 2022, a deal has been reached to stall the collective dismissals further and to seek the reindustrialization of the plant
On 20 July 2023 the bill introducing minimum service levels in connection with strike action relating to certain services received royal assent
The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) unveiled its Annual Activity Report for 2022, shedding light on pressing social rights issues across Europe
Global Labour Rights Reporter Vol. 3 Issue 1: Protecting the Labour Rights of Migrant Workers and Refugees
On 27 September 2023, the Social Security Financing Bill 2024 was presented which would suspend the payment of daily allowances by the health insurance schem