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Wolt and Bolt couriers go on strike in Azerbaijan

The strike is perhaps the first case of industrial action by employees in the gig economy in Azerbaijan.

Wolt and Bolt couriers go on strike in Azerbaijan

The strike is perhaps the first case of industrial action by employees in the gig economy in Azerbaijan.

One dead and eight injured in Tkibuli mine explosion 

Preliminary findings by the Labor Inspection Office found two violations of worker safety rules, including excess levels of methane gas.

One dead and eight injured in Tkibuli mine explosion 

Preliminary findings by the Labor Inspection Office found two violations of worker safety rules, including excess levels of methane gas.

MagtiCom technicians go on strike in Georgia

Nearly 300 technicians responsible for installing and repairing phone and internet lines are demanding better wages to keep up with rising inflation.

MagtiCom technicians go on strike in Georgia

Nearly 300 technicians responsible for installing and repairing phone and internet lines are demanding better wages to keep up with rising inflation.

Workers sue Georgian government over ‘degrading conditions’ in Germany labour programme

Eleven workers are suing the Georgian State Employment Promotion Agency in court and are seeking compensation.

Workers sue Georgian government over ‘degrading conditions’ in Germany labour programme

Eleven workers are suing the Georgian State Employment Promotion Agency in court and are seeking compensation.

Inside Georgia’s textile industry: Violence

Two years after OC Media went undercover at a Tbilisi factory, a former worker reached out with a harrowing story of psychological and physical abuse. 

Inside Georgia’s textile industry: Violence

By Tamuna Chkareuli

Two years after OC Media went undercover at a Tbilisi factory, a former worker reached out with a harrowing story of psychological and physical abuse. 

London arbitration court ruled against Frontera, documents reveal

The confidential arbitration decision shows how Frontera misled the public over their high-profile standoff with the Georgian Government.

London arbitration court ruled against Frontera, documents reveal

By Thomas Rowley

The confidential arbitration decision shows how Frontera misled the public over their high-profile standoff with the Georgian Government.

Hundreds ‘left unpaid’ in Georgia after Irish-owned call centre closes

Customer support representatives for Irish online education company the Shaw Academy say they have been fired without receiving their last month’s pay.

Hundreds ‘left unpaid’ in Georgia after Irish-owned call centre closes

Customer support representatives for Irish online education company the Shaw Academy say they have been fired without receiving their last month’s pay.

Georgian Public Defender’s Office slams ‘illegal’ gig economy contracts

The Public Defender’s Office told OC Media they were considering taking legal action to force Bolt Food to sign employment contracts with couriers. 

Georgian Public Defender’s Office slams ‘illegal’ gig economy contracts

The Public Defender’s Office told OC Media they were considering taking legal action to force Bolt Food to sign employment contracts with couriers. 

Georgian couriers vow to create ‘gig economy union’ following Glovo strike

Defined as ‘partners’ and not employees, workers from companies such as Glovo, Bolt, and Wolt are not covered by Georgian labour laws.

Georgian couriers vow to create ‘gig economy union’ following Glovo strike

Defined as ‘partners’ and not employees, workers from companies such as Glovo, Bolt, and Wolt are not covered by Georgian labour laws.

Georgian Social Services accused of ‘censoring’ employees

At least seven employees of the agency received emails accusing them of ‘violating ethical norms’ for comments made on Facebook.

Georgian Social Services accused of ‘censoring’ employees

At least seven employees of the agency received emails accusing them of ‘violating ethical norms’ for comments made on Facebook.

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