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· February, 2008

Stories about Labor from February, 2008

China: Suicide at tech giant Huawei

Following up on one blogger's lead, some comments on yet another staff suicide at tech company Huawei this week which for many reinforces the company's popular image of having one...

Hong Kong: The Invisible Class

Russia: Ethnically-Motivated Violence

China: Call for the Abolition of Household Registration System

Burkina Faso: teachable moments, missing bathrooms and road rage

Pity the school teachers of the Peace Corps. While their compatriots toiling in health clinics or with micro-credit programs pretty much work loose hours and come and go from social...

Iran:Three workers were whipped

Kuwait: A Dusty but Profitable Week

Dust storms are wreaking havoc in Kuwait. But amid the dust, there is a silver lining, with a Cabinet decision to grant an extra KD120 (US $435) monthly bonus for...

Barbados: Strike on Hold

South Korea: Haagen-Dazs Workers Protest

Bangladesh: Hatered and a website

South Korea: Income Inequality

Barbados: National Strike?

Bahamas: Thoughts on Bribery

Bahrain: Ouch!

China: Squeezed To Death On Train

Iceland: Hostility Towards Poles

South Korea: Irregular and Migrant Worker Movement

Nepal: Migrant workers

Bahrain: Indian Workers on Strike

Czech Republic: “A Bit of Slovakia”

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