Projekt BiciBus in Barcelona - Foto: Albert Montellà auf Twitter
Every Friday, a bunch of Barcelona kids jet through the city on their bikes before school starts - without having to watch out for cars, because: For one hour on Friday mornings, they are allowed...
Digital platforms profit from the self-exploitation and bogus self-employment of their "employees". The EU Commission is now proposing guidelines for European countries to prevent this. The aim is to control working conditions with the aim...
An estimated 3 million people die globally per year due to concomitant diseases or workplace accidents. When thinking about such events, the first thing that comes  to  mind might be construction sites or hazardous jobs...
Porto in Portugal - Photo: Nick Kavounis on unsplash.com
The Portuguese parliament is set to pass a new labor law that will significantly improve working conditions for telework. Bosses must, for example, compensate employees for the additional costs for electricity and internet incurred when...
man fishing on the river - vidar-nordli-mathisen_unsplash
The world's largest nationwide attempt to reduce working hours has made international headlines – that’s how positive the results in Iceland were. The study showed: Reducing working hours while maintaining full pay makes workers happier,...
Slaughterhouse workers by Jai79 on pixabay
Germany's meat industry pursued a very successful wage dumping strategy. An almost "mafia-like" system of labour procurement was based on cheap labour from Eastern Europe. Contract workers, temporary workers, migrant workers were placed for profit...
Reykjavik in Island - Photo: Evelyn Paris, unsplash.com
Iceland has undertaken the largest trial of a 4-day-week, globally. It has been such an outstanding success that 86 percent of Iceland’s employees have either already adopted it, or at least have the possibility of...
Labor migration in Europe: terrible working conditions, poor wages
An income of 6 euros per hour, a work week of seven days with more than 60 hours per week - these are the miserable working conditions of seasonal workers in Europe. The Social Democratic...
three children from about two to six years old sitting on brownish stairs and laughing
21.6 million children in Europe are poor - now the European Commission decided on establishing a "child guarantee" against poverty Around 96 million children under the age of 18 live in the European Union, 22.5% of...
Glasgow city motto
The people of Glasgow are standing up to the Home Office. On May 13th, the morning of Eid, Glasgow’s community successfully blocked an attempt to detain and deport two Indian men. Thousands came out to...