Video documentation on precariousness of work
The discussion, with various exciting contributions, was about the vulnerability and precariousness of workers in tourism. The COVID-19-Pandemic caused a widespread loss of jobs.
From Empty Hand to Mouth
In India, the informal sector has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study now provides insights into the extent of the precariousness and coping mechanisms.
Migrant Workers in Tourism in Times of Covid-19
In an interview with Tourism Watch, Christiane Kuptsch, migartion expert at ILO, explains why migrants working in tourism are particularly affected by the COVID-19-related drop in demand and how they could be supported.
Filipino Seafarers claim working rights
Seafarers worldwide are stuck on their ships due to COVID-19 – among them many Filipinos. They are facing inadequate hygiene measures, financial difficulties and unemployment.
Improving Working Conditions Through Rating Platforms
The Fairwork Foundation rates and ranks the fairness of digital labour platforms. The goal of the project is to define standards for decent working conditions in the platform economy and to measure the real working conditions against these standards - also in tourism.
Newsletter on Tourism and LGBTQI*
All over the world, LGBTQI* people face discrimination. Experts discuss in how far tourism can strengthen the rights as well as acceptance of homo- and transsexual people. Tourism businesses and …
Equality, Decent Work and Economic Justice for All
Unionist Cleve Jones explains in the interview, what kinds of discrimination LGBTQI* workers in the food and hospitality sector face every day and how they fight for equal rights.
The Philippines is one of the leading sources of seafarers in the world. At any given time, there are at least 400,000 Filipinos working on board ocean-going vessels including bulk carriers, cargo, tankers, and passenger vessels which are mainly cruise ships. In 2015, the Philippine …
Using the growth of the cruise industry to get better working conditions aboard underway
Despite the fact that the shipping and cruise sector is one of the most regulated sectors, still,there are situations that need closer attention as improper interpretations of international regulations may result in disadvantages for seafarers and bad working conditions aboard cruise …