Stories about Labor from April, 2014
Undocumented labor contributes to the U.S. economy and this contribution would not be possible without a workforce among whom millions have already risked incarceration, deportation, physical abuse, and death.
The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.
Poor working conditions probably led to another mass fainting case involving 200 workers in a garment factory in Cambodia.
The report also revealed that many Chinese companies are becoming more popular with would-be university graduates.
The global human rights community is mourning the death of legendary Malaysian activist Irene Fernandez. One writer described her as Malaysian ‘Joan of Arc’ of maltreated migrants.