Case Digests: The European Debt Crisis and Human Rights
The Open Society Justice Initiative has prepared short summaries of important decisions related to the European Debt Crisis, including key policy statements from UN and Council of Europe officials, and decisions of national and regional courts concerning mortgages, housing and evictions; personal debt; and pensions and benefits.
These summaries, which are part of our Case Digests series, are produced by staff at the Justice Initiative in order to make key human rights decisions accessible to the widest possible audience.
Amazon Workers' COVID-19 Lawsuit in New York Helps Protect Workers Across the U.S.
A worker lawsuit has led Amazon to change its national corporate policy, allowing workers in warehouses to take the necessary health and safety precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justice Initiative Applauds Worker Suit against Amazon for COVID-19 Labor Conditions
Workers and family members of workers at Amazon’s JFK8 fulfillment center in Staten Island, New York have filed a lawsuit to force changes to the company’s on-the-job and leave policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To Tackle Inequality, We Need New Thinking on Tax Havens
Three global trends require us to look more closely at how tax havens are distorting the the world’s economy and fueling growing economic inequalities.