Carolyn Jones: Currently the UK has less than 20 per cent of its workforce covered by collective bargaining arrangements, against an EU average of 62 per cent
Gilbert, Perera and Belaiba: For a long time, civil society has been asked by decision makers to produce concrete evidence of the global threat to civic space
Omar Faruk Osman: The federal government’s failure to investigate or establish accountability has reinforced a culture of impunity
Peter Bakvis: Eight of this year’s Doing Business “top 10 improvers” have demonstrated poor, and in some cases worsening, performance in terms of respecting workers’ rights
Jeff Vogt: Sugar is one of the country’s most important exports, but it largely benefits one person – King Mswati III
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