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· July, 2010

Stories about Labor from July, 2010

Qatar: Expats Question Future Plans

If you are a long term resident in one of the GCC countries, what are your long-term plans? What will you do when you return home? At Qatar Living, expatriates...

Bangladesh: Minimum Wages Raised In Garments Sector

After long protests and bargaining with the employers and the workers, the Bangladesh Government has decided to raise the minimum wages to Tk. 3000 per month ($44) which is approximately...

India: Shortage Of Nepali Labors In Himachal Pradesh

Saudi Arabia: Dear Moron

Taiwan: Foxconn and the shame of Taiwan

Singapore: Immigration compared with other countries

Panama: Questioning Strength of Panamanian Democracy After Protests Against Law 30 and Martinelli

Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand

Moldova: Shutting out the world

Sri Lanka: Hiring People

Japan: Basic English skills, a must for today's workers

Iran: Bazaars Closed for Business as Merchant Strikes Continue

Merchant strikes in the main bazaar of Tehran have entered a second week in protest of higher taxes. Several citizen journalists reported this event, while official media keeps silent and...

Philippines: Discrimination Against Filipinos in Baltimore Hospital

Four Filipina staffers of the Bon Secours Baltimore Health System in Baltimore City were recently fired from their jobs for speaking Filipino during their lunch break. Bloggers share their views...

Singapore: Discrimination against obese health workers

Xenophobic Singapore?

Mexico: Interview with Migrant Worker from Michoacan

Brazil: High Index on Work Stress

Palestine: Gaza to Eilat and Back

Egypt: Rehabilitation for Police Officers?

Indonesia: Kretek cigarettes banned in the U.S.

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