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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.

‘We all have bronchitis’ — the blackened lungs of Georgia’s coal miners

The mines in Tkibuli deny that any employees have job-related illnesses; the miners themselves tell a different story. 

‘We all have bronchitis’ — the blackened lungs of Georgia’s coal miners

By Lana Kokaia

The mines in Tkibuli deny that any employees have job-related illnesses; the miners themselves tell a different story. 

Bolt Food couriers on strike in Tbilisi

An unexpected cut to delivery payments has led drivers to mull unionisation.

Bolt Food couriers on strike in Tbilisi

An unexpected cut to delivery payments has led drivers to mull unionisation.

Health workers in Azerbaijan protest ‘exploitation’

Health workers from a state-run COVID-19 hospital in Baku demanding unpaid salaries.

Health workers in Azerbaijan protest ‘exploitation’

Health workers from a state-run COVID-19 hospital in Baku demanding unpaid salaries.

Tbilisi GWP workers face the sack as strike continues

Workers at Georgian Water and Power have warned of disruptions to Tbilisi’s water system if their demands for better contracts are not met.

Tbilisi GWP workers face the sack as strike continues

Workers at Georgian Water and Power have warned of disruptions to Tbilisi’s water system if their demands for better contracts are not met.

How Georgia’s Emergency Services abandoned a paramedic left paralysed at work

Left paralysed after an ambulance crash, paramedic Inga Dundua has been forced to fight the Emergency Services at every step of her rehabilitation.

How Georgia’s Emergency Services abandoned a paramedic left paralysed at work

By Tamuna Chkareuli

Left paralysed after an ambulance crash, paramedic Inga Dundua has been forced to fight the Emergency Services at every step of her rehabilitation.

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