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· September, 2010

Stories about Labor from September, 2010

Cuba: “En Practica”

Singapore: Minimum Wage Debate

Should the Singapore government impose a minimum wage policy? Hong Kong’s recent decision to adopt a minimum wage policy has sparked a debate in Singapore as to whether the prosperous...

Ecuador: Former Football Referee Caught Smuggling Heroin to United States

Ecuadorians are devastated and surprised by news about one of their citizens: this past week, football referee Byron Moreno Ruales was caught trying to smuggle 6 kilos of heroin strapped...

Malaysia: Historic labor town

China: Rights to strike

The past year has seen a growing number of Chinese laborers fighting for their rights in incidents from across the country; a recent move by Chinese workers to go on...

China: Shanghai’s 7 Social Classes

Brazil: Jornal do Brasil Quits Print and Goes Online

Jornal do Brasil (JB), one of the country's oldest and most symbolical newspapers, gave up its printed edition in the end of August and is now distributed exclusively online. Bloggers...

Bangladesh: The Plight Of Migrant Workers

Indigenous People and Mines in Canada

The Indigenous community in North America share many similar challenges with many citizens of the developing world. Poverty is endemic even though their territories are often rich in natural resources....

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