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· November, 2008

Stories about Labor from November, 2008

30 November 2008

China: Taxi Driver Strike, Union and Street Democracy

Taxi drivers from around the country have been in strike for a month. The first protest appeared in Chongqin in November 3, then it spread to Hainan, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong,...

14 November 2008

Japan: Changing jobs in a recession

China: The 3rd cabbies strike in 10 days. Now appeased.

After the cabbies strike in Chonqing in which about 9000 drivers participated and over 100 taxis and 3 police cars were smashed during the course, another taxi strike broke out...

Worker killed by tigers at Singapore zoo

2 November 2008

Angola: Hawkers face a hard life with dignity and courage

Going up and down the streets of Luanda to sell sweet fruit like sugar apples, scented mangoes, or hope-color avocados, the "zungueiras", or Angolan hawkers, usually the breadwinners of their...

Lebanon: Valet Parking even at Airport