A British tribunal has upheld a lower body’s decision that Uber drivers are entitled to rights including minimum wage and vacation time. It’s yet another blow to the taxi service as it struggles to survive in its most important European market. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
Calls from the British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to publicly manage automation this week have led to speculation he is looking to tax robots, but how would that work?
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – Uber contractors, “gig-economy” workers and trade unionists marched in London on Wednesday (September 27), calling for basic rights for workers as U.S. ride-hailing firm Uber faced a British employment appeal tribunal. Continue reading
Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in a landmark privacy case. David Pollard reports. Continue reading
The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company’s diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on diversity. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
MYAWADDY, MYANMAR (JUNE 30, 2017) (TPBS) – Thousands of irregular migrant workers from Myanmar and Cambodia are leaving Thailand each day, Thailand’s immigration police said on Friday (June 30), after a decree aimed at managing foreign workers took effect earlier this month.
Former and current employees of Fox News sue the network for racial discrimination.
Inflation gnaws at the growth in pay of British workers during the three months to February, evidence that households are feeling the strain of rising prices as Brexit negotiations begin.
South Africa is paying monstrous salaries for rare and much-wanted skills in a number of markets. Read here which earn you the most money. Continue reading
A Kenyan judge orders that officials from the national doctors’ union be jailed for one month amid an ongoing strike over pay and conditions in public hospitals.