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· June, 2010

Stories about Labor from June, 2010

Malaysia: Migrant worker fired for lodging complaint with government

jelas.info from Malaysia uploads a letter from labor groups highlighting the case of a migrant worker who was fired by an employer after lodging a complaint with the labor department.

Japan: Most popular company for job seekers

Akky Akimoto from Asiajin quotes a research that shows Google being the most popular company for Japanese job seekers between age 25 to 34.

Old Revolutionaries on the Present Upsurge of Worker Action in China

China Study Group translated a petition statement jointly signed by a number of old revolutionaries on the recent labour strikes in China. The statement addresses to the CCP, People's Congress,...

Fiji: Tackling the land tenure issue

Because of its ties to ethnicity, culture and a growing import food bill, land tenure is one of Fiji’s most pressing problems. The government will soon attempt to reform the...

China: Post 80s rural worker

A recent wave of labour strike in China has attracted local and foreign media's attention. While local media has been harmonized by the propaganda department in order to stop workers...

Indonesia: When women control their own investments

Kick-starting a conversation on female entrepreneurship, courage and investments with our partner site Conversations for a Better World, Carolina shares an example from Indonesia.

Macedonia: Programmers’ Salaries

Instant Expert writes [MKD] about monthly salaries of software developers in Macedonia: from juniors (EUR 200), to analysts (EUR 350), to seniors (EUR 500+), to “rock stars” (EUR 1000+%). Ping.mk...

Philippines: The Life of a Labor Leader

Tonyo Cruz reviews Ka Bel: The Life and Struggle of Crispin Beltran, a new 156-page biography of the prominent Filipino labor leader by Ina Alleco R. Silverio.

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