July

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Free trade pact yields few gains for Colombian workers

One year after the controversial U.S.-Colombian "free trade agreement", workers' rights have improved on paper, but very little on the ground.

Peugeot to sacrifice workers for profit

Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.

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Janitors strike in Houston spreads to eight cities

Tomorrow the Houston janitors' strike, now in its second week, will spread to eight cities across the country. The strike has garnered significant national support.

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Maine lobstermen stop work

"Enough." That's what lobstermen along the Maine coast are saying in unison.

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Workers bashed in Pennsylvania

In one of the most extreme cases of worker bashing to balance a budget, the mayor unilaterally cut the wages of city workers to the $7.25 hourly federal minimum.

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Airport workers picket for right to organize

Workers at several Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters held an informational picket outside the terminal July 6.