Swiss referendums, 1894

Three referendums were held in Switzerland during 1894. [1] The first was held on 4 March 1993, and was rejected by a majority of voters and cantons. [1] The second was held on 3 June on a popular initiative on the right to work, and was rejected by a majority of voters and all cantons. [1] The third was held on November 4, 1894, and was popularized by the majority of voters and cantons. [1] Continue reading “Swiss referendums, 1894”

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No. 42 , later renamed the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”, MGNREGA), is an Indian labor law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘ right to work ‘. Continue reading “National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005”

Labor rights in Azerbaijan

Labor rights in Azerbaijan . Everyone including foreigners and non-citizens has the right to work in the Republic of Azerbaijan . [1] Nobody may be deprived of a right to work based on discrimination on citizenship, sex, race, nationality, language, place of residence, economic status, social origin, age, family circumstances, religion, political views, affiliation with trade unions or other public associations, professional standing, beliefs, or other similar factors. All persons are free to choose their workplace, profession, and activity. Everybody is free to work or not to work. Compulsory labor is forbidden by legislation in force of Azerbaijan. In other words, no one can be forced to work in the country. If one has a status of”Unemployed” the state has to pay social allowances to him or her. Furthermore, the state must endeavor to eliminate unemployment in the country. [2] Continue reading “Labor rights in Azerbaijan”

Knox v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000

Knox v. Service Employees International Union , 567 U.S. 310 (2012), is a US constitutional law case. The United States Supreme Court held a 7-2 decision that Diana Knox and other non-members of the International Union Employees Service did not receive the required notice of a $ 12 million assessment. [1] In a tighter 5-4 ruling, the court further held the long-standing precedent, the First AmendmentThis is not a good idea to opt out of special fees was insufficient. Setting new precedent, the majority ruled that non-members will be given instructions giving them the option to opt into special fees. [2] Continue reading “Knox v. Service Employees International Union, Local 1000”