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· November, 2013

Stories about Labor from November, 2013

25 November 2013

‘Las Patronas’ Receive Human Rights Award for Work Feeding Migrants

Norma Vázquez Romero was given the 2013 Mexican Human Rights Award for feeding migrants from Central America and Southern Mexico en route to the United States.

Story of a Democratic Blackout: Valencia's Public Television Shuts Down (Part 2)

In this second and final part of a series, we discuss the reactions and consequences on the shutdown of public television in Valencia, Spain.

22 November 2013

Story of a Democratic Blackout: Valencia's Public Television Shuts Down (Part 1)

The announcement by the Valencian government on the afternoon of November 5 fell like a bucket of cold water among television and public radio workers in Valencia, Spain.

20 November 2013

Unemployment, Poverty and Brain Drain: Italy's Crisis Deepens

More than 4.1 million poverty-stricken Italians have received food through non-profit food parcels or free meals.

13 November 2013

Ethiopians: #SomeoneTellSaudiArabia to Stop Immigration Crackdown

Saudi Arabia has began enforcing a crackdown on illegal immigrants after the expiry of an amnesty period given to illegal immigrants. Ethiopian immigrants find themselves a target.

7 November 2013

Pilots’ Strike Leaves Caribbean Travelers Grounded

Caribbean travelers are being adversely affected by the LIAT pilots' strike - and they are sharing their frustrations on social media.

4 November 2013

Abuse of Workers and Our Daughter From Nepal

Halloween's Three Black Maids Stir Racism Debate in Lebanon

Lebanese blogger is angry three women dressed up as black housemaids for Halloween. Find out why in this post.

2 November 2013

VIDEO: Saudi Man Beats Worker for “Talking to his Wife”

A video of a Saudi man beating an expatriate worker has gone viral, sparking outrage against the abuse of workers in the country.

1 November 2013

Workers Launch General Strike in Indonesia

More than a million workers reportedly joined Indonesia's two-day general strike. Workers are demanding an increase in salaries, the implementation of universal health care and protection of domestic workers

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