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· January, 2017

Stories about Labor from January, 2017

Snapshots of Migrants Working at a Riverside Brickworks in Myanmar

In some cases, children as young as five years of age share in their family’s labor when they really should be playing or studying at school.

Singapore's Prime Minister Leads Netizens in Expressing Gratitude for Foreign Workers

Local observers argue that real policies to protect migrant workers' rights are still absent in the wealthy Asian city state, however.

The Best and Worst of Russia's New Year's Laws

Every year, the Russian State Duma schedules laws to come into effect on January 1st. RuNet Echo marks the highlights and lowlights of the 2017 New Year's laws.

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