Hospitality and Service Industries Should Be On Alert For Extended COVID-19 Re-Hire Rights

Topics: COVID-19, Employee Hiring, Discipline & Termination, New Laws & Legislation Employees in certain covered hospitality and service sectors, who were laid-off for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic, were granted another... Read more »

Federal judge rules Georgia congressional maps violate Voting Rights Act and must be redrawn – JURIST

A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ordered Georgia’s General Assembly to redraw the state’s enacted Congressional Districts Thursday, finding the districts were in violation of... Read more »
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Hong Kong appeals court upholds homosexual couple’s equal inheritance rights – JURIST

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal upheld homosexual couples’ right to inheritance by dismissing on Tuesday an appeal from the Secretary for Justice. The appeal sought to establish that homosexual and heterosexual couples... Read more »

Human rights NGOs call upon UK to expand universal jurisdiction – JURIST

A recent report published by two human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs), REDRESS and the Clooney Foundation, found, “The UK has deviated from its historical commitment to international justice.” The report went on... Read more »

UN rights office urges Russia to withdraw arrest warrants against senior ICC judges  – JURIST

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) issued a statement Friday urging Russia to retract arrest warrants the country issued against senior International Criminal Court (ICC) judges. Senior ICC judges investigate and try... Read more »

UN rights chief opens investigation into Russian airstrike on Kharkiv – JURIST

Elizabeth Throssell, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, condemned on Thursday a Russian airstrike on the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv that killed at least 51 civilians. In a... Read more »

OAS warns Guatemala’s attorney general is breaching constitutional rights – JURIST

On Friday, the Organization of American States (OAS) condemned the actions of Guatemala’s attorney general regarding delays and claims of fraud concerning recent election results within the region. They argue that this... Read more »

UK inquiry reveals human rights abuses in immigration detention centre – JURIST

The UK’s Brook House Inquiry published a report Tuesday detailing an investigation into the mistreatment of individuals detained at the Brook House Immigration Removal Centre in the UK. The inquiry, chaired by... Read more »

UN reports impact of digital border technologies on human rights – JURIST

The UN Human Rights Office released a report Monday that assessed the impact of digital border technologies on human rights. While the report acknowledged that digital technologies aid states in achieving security... Read more »

ACLU Threatens To Tear Down Labor Rights For All In Bid To Escape Its Own Workplace Harassment Case

The ACLU does a lot of great, even essential work. That said, no organization gets to use its good works to avoid accountability for its bad. There’s a lot of turmoil over... Read more »

Human Rights Watch calls on Brazil to ensure independent investigations of police killings – JURIST

Following a recent spate of cases of Brazilian police officers facing accusations of excessive force, Human Rights Watch has appealed to the country’s Attorney General Augusto Aras to ensure that all police killings... Read more »

ELC Supports Efforts by Tribes and Environmental Justice Advocates to Reframe California Water Rights – Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School

As climate change makes water scarcity a perpetual reality in California, the health, culture, and wellbeing of vulnerable Californians and the survival of native species hinge on the State’s stewardship of water... Read more »
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