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· October, 2009

Stories about Labor from October, 2009

Japan: When Your Wife is Sick

When Japanese “corporate livestock” (社蓄 shachiku) culture and values on marriage collide – more than 300 people responded to this question on the mega forum Hatsugen Komachi: Should a husband...

Thailand: Laid-off underwear workers create new clothing line

Hungary, Serbia: Tragedy At The Border

A group of 19 Kosovo Albanians tried to cross the Hungarian-Serbian river border illegally on Oct. 15; fifteen of them are now reported missing; three bodies have been found by...

Bhutan: Perspective On Child Labor

UAE: Desperate Housewife

East Timor: Brothels raided

Puerto Rico: The National Strike (update)

Early this morning thousands of people began to flood the main avenues and highways of San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, as part of the national strike that aims...

Saudi Arabia: Housework for Men?

Bangladesh: Strategic Migration For Climate Refugees

Uzbekistan: Auction of children’s sweat

Romania: General strike start of presidential campaign

Philippines: Supporting Women through Pregnancy and Motherhood

If it goes against the religious mandates of a Catholic organization, can unwed pregnant females be fired from work or expelled from school? Bloggers discuss this situation currently faced in...

Puerto Rico: Examining Problems

Singapore: Foreign workers live in slum-like conditions

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