Middle East

Tourist visa scam traps Indian workers in abusive jobs in UAE

An increasing number of migrant workers hired on tourist visa face labour abuse, police and activists said.

Tourist visa scam traps Indian workers in abusive jobs in UAE

AJ Impact

UK: Women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

The situation is worse for women of colour, research suggests.

Gender and power: UK women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

AJ Impact

Spain's left-wing faces battle to row back labour law

Do Spain's governing parties have power to overturn 2012 law that made it easier to fire workers?

Spain's left-wing faces battle to row back labour law

Studio B Unscripted

On the legacy and influence of James Baldwin

Author Edouard Louis and film director Ken Loach on trade unions and the relationship between class, race and gender.

AJ Impact

Child deaths in Cambodia spark call for construction freeze

Growing crowds of tourists and investors have fuelled a construction boom that officials valued at $6.4bn in 2017.

 Child deaths in Cambodia spark call for construction freeze

Opinion

Worker organising can counter labour abuse in the Global South

Consumer and corporate-focused approaches to labour exploitation and trafficking are ineffective.

Elena Shih

by Elena Shih

Elena Shih

AJ Impact

British watchdog tells insurance bosses to stop behaving badly

The FCA warning follows Lloyd's of London's 2019 admission of sexual harassment and daytime drinking.

 British watchdog tells insurance bosses to stop behaving badly

AJ IMPACT

France stages talks in bid to avert further protests

Unions will meet French officials hoping to alter or halt plans to reform pension schemes and raise the retirement age.

France enters week of talks amid pension strikes

AJ Impact

UK CEOs receive 117 times average worker's pay: Report

FTSE 100 executives will have been paid more by the end of Monday than most workers will earn all year.

UK 'fat cat pay' exceeds average worker's annual salary by Jan 6

AJ Impact

Tesco suspends Chinese supplier after prisoner labour report

Supermarket giant says production at factory in China stopped after finding a Christmas card containing cry for help.

Tesco suspends Chinese supplier after prisoner labour report

News

Editor’s Analysis

UK analysis: One week after election

Tories have been back in office for a week, but have already given a glimpse of Britain's post-Brexit future.

Seven signs of things to come in Brexit Britain

AJ Impact

Landmark ruling: Orange found guilty over worker suicides

Ruling against French telecom giant marks the first time a corporate entity has been found guilty of harassment.

Landmark ruling: Orange found guilty over worker suicides

AJ IMPACT

UK lower courts to be allowed to overturn EU laws

Post-Brexit Britain will see low-level courts empowered to overturn EU-guaranteed protections for workers and consumers.

Workers' rights at risk with new powers for UK courts

AJ IMPACT

Protesters cut power to French homes, say bosses

The Eiffel Tower was shut as workers walked off the job; even opera singers belted out arias of anger.

'Sabotage' cuts power to thousands of homes amid French protests

France

Details of pension reforms fuel French anger

Major disruption across France is set to continue, but strikers seem to have support from the wider public.

Details of sweeping pension reforms fuel French anger
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