We argue for an understanding of the different challenges involved in conceptualising emerging labour realities, politically organising unwaged workers, regulating new forms of employment and thinking more holistically about working lives.
The on-demand gig workers face traditional occupational hazards due to the nature of their work, mainly the risks due to road traffic—both from a rider or driver perspective. These risks are amplified by the use of A.I., in particular, by the rhythm imposed on them by the app.
Over the past decade, recession, austerity politics, and labour reforms in Spain have accelerated and intensified the precarisation of employment. A perspective that critically engages with the notion and the processes of ‘normalising precarity’ can be an interesting starting point for putting relevant questions regarding precarity and some of its...
Through exploring the case of matatu workers in Nairobi, this essay will argue that organising informal workers provides an opportunity for trade unions to critically reassess what it means to achieve rights at work.
In an attempt to revive the Wards Corner area, the Latin Village was earmarked for demolition and redevelopment over a decade ago. Market traders and users have opposed the redevelopment for an equally long period, fighting to ‘prevent damage from regeneration initiatives to this cultural site that is sacred to...
Right now both the EU and the UK are not on track to reach net zero, so there is a lot of work to be done.
The complex crisis that we are undergoing, which encompasses social, environmental, health, and economic factors, showcases the need to implement future-proof policies to achieve a fair, sustainable, and resilient society.
To be successful, the European Green Deal must be followed by the EU’s international partners, on the basis of a strengthened EU green deal diplomacy and EU trade policy
The EU should confirm its role as one of the most progressive actors in the fight against climate change.