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· October, 2012

Stories about Labor from October, 2012

Nepal: The Minimum Wages vs Productivity

Entrepreneurship, Culture and Solidarity in Africa

Despite strong economic growth, the African continent is still struggling to develop a class of local entrepreneurs to manage strategic industries. Many African scholars and researchers try to better understand...

Tajikistan: Russian ‘Migrant Guide’ Deemed Insulting

A new 'migrant worker's guide' to the city of St. Petersburg depicts foreign labor migrants as brooms, paint brushes, trowels, and paint rollers. The leaflet has provoked widespread anger in...

Slovakia: “For Decent and Safe Life” Rally Stirs Controversy

Tibor Blazko reports on the controversial Oct. 13 rally for "a decent and safe life," translating netizens' views on the rights of Slovakia's Roma and non-Roma citizens, as well as...

Slovakia, UK: “Child Snatching” or “Child Protection”?

As many as 30 UK-based Slovak children have been removed from their families by British social workers in recent years. While some consider it "child protection," others call it "child...

Ghana: Obstacles to the Advancement of Women

Côte d'Ivoire: Employees of Health Institutions Strike after Four Months without Pay

Tunisia: General Strike in Thala

China: Workers Strike at IPhone's Subcontractor Foxconn Factory

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