How have workers’ rights fared over the past year?

Week of 5 July 2021 How have workers’ rights fared over the past year? Our key takeaway: 2021 continued the last decade’s trend of progressively deteriorating workers’ rights. Myanmar and Belarus join the list of the ten worst countries for working people, alongside Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Honduras, The Philippines, Turkey and Zimbabwe.The International Trade … Continue reading How have workers’ rights fared over the past year?

What is the status and direction of travel for the UNGPs in court cases?

Week of 5 July 2021 What is the status and direction of travel for the UNGPs in court cases? Our key takeaway: Courts have started to use the UNGPs in their reasoning, and this is set to continue, with Latin American courts leading the charge in using the UNGPs as an interpretive tool as they … Continue reading What is the status and direction of travel for the UNGPs in court cases?

What is the direction of travel for climate change litigation?

Week of 5 July 2021 What is the direction of travel for climate change litigation? Our key takeaway: Climate change litigation is on the rise and does not seem to be slowing down any time soon. Activists are using creative legal strategies and new hooks to hold governments, companies and financial institutions to account.  A … Continue reading What is the direction of travel for climate change litigation?