Posts Tagged: Unions
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.
Temporary work is a problem in Poland as well as the United States.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
How a former child laborer became a union organizer for Bangladesh's garment workers.
Workers in Hungary were forced to resort to road closures to bring the government to the negotiating table.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.
Immigration reform must address not only who is coming over the border to work but why they are doing it.