Ford has restarted production at its main European car plants with strict standards on social distancing and safety precautions.
Most of those forced to risk their health to serve food, man cash-desks or drive buses do so for minimum wage and some don't receive state aid.
How a bloody riot in Chicago in 1886 gave birth to a public holiday marked across the world.
Workers in Spanish factories, construction and some offices have been going back to work as the government lifts restrictions on non-essential industries
Iran is one of the worst-hit countries by COVID-19.
The UK’s future immigration policy includes a points-based system designed to end ‘cheap labour from Europe’.
It means they will now get protection from discrimination at work.
In Europe alone, 14.5 million workers spend at least 75 per cent of their working lives outdoors without adequate protection and are at greater risk of developing skin cancer. Yet this invisible risk is being vastly neglected.
A Dutch company hires people without a cover letter or resume — all they have to do is put their name on a list to work at the company.
A Bangkok street sweeper, Thitirat Keowa-ram, has created a phenomenon after a picture of her carrying her dog on her back while sweeping the streets
From now on, the online food delivery service Deliveroo will have to give its couriers a formal contract and corresponding benefits,
After the Soviet Union fell, state-owned factories in Vietnam became much more reliant on products that would appeal to an international audience.
There's still a taboo for women when it comes to discussing menstrual pain at work or school.
There's been a considerable drop in the number of seasonal workers from Europe choosing to work on British farms due to increased competition from countries such as Germany and the Netherlands.
2019 marks the centenary of the UN's International Labour Organisation, with the annual conference celebrating 100 years of protecting worker's rights
One of the world's biggest defenders of worker's right is celebrating 100 years.
"It's a great way to unite our team, which is 70% male," said a spokeswoman of the firm.
People are confused by the marketing terms that are commonly used to describe these products.
Trade unions demand that cancer be recognised as work related illness and calls on the European Union to maintain pressure on employers
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The British prime minister is promising measures to help protect workers’ rights, to try to win opposition support for the UK-EU exit deal.
Statistics show that Malta, Italy, and Greece have the biggest gender employment gap in the EU, with Lithuania and Finland bridging the equality gap the most.
Bulgaria might have increased its minimum wage this year to 286 Euro per month but it still offers the lowest wage out of all EU states.
In the coming weeks, Bangladesh may make the mistake of crippling an initiative that has achieved dramatic improvements in fire and building safety in the years since the Rana Plaza disaster.
Several Hungarian opposition MPs were forcibly removed from the offices of state-run broadcaster MTVA on Monday after they demand their requests be read live
Qatar's kefala system was widely criticised by human rights NGOs after several foreign workers died on construction sites in the country.