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· September, 2011

Stories about Labor from September, 2011

Hong Kong: Migrant Domestic Workers

  26 September 2011

Foreign domestic workers constitute 3,763,000 total workforce in Hong Kong. However, their rights are very often neglected. “Open door” a support group for FDW posted an article addressing the situation at inmediahk.net.

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Bolivia: Child Workers Unionize

  21 September 2011

In Bolivia, where unions are extensively formed by members of society, another group of workers have unionized: children. Bloggers and reporters try to put this delicate issue into context.

Brazil: Chained Teachers in the Freedom Square

  17 September 2011

Brazilian blogger Beto Mafra shared [pt] videos and pictures of a demonstration of public school teachers in the state of Minas Gerais who after 101 days of strike, have chained themselves in front of the Palace of Liberty during a visit of the President Rousseff. The police later charged on...

Indonesia: Protest of Mining Workers

  13 September 2011

Multibrand writes about the planned strike of Indonesian workers of PT Freeport, a mining company that produces the world's largest supply of Gold and Copper. The workers are demanding the compliance of the management's pledge to adjust wages.

Chile: Mining Deaths Below Trend Through July 2011

  7 September 2011

Setty asks: “Did Chile learn anything from the trapped miners?”, and argues that Chile apparently did learn something: “This year, only 14 died through July, well below trend. In fact, even if the same number again die by the end of the year, that would still make 2011 the least...

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