In recent discussions with export apparel workers in Port-au-Prince, the AFL-CIO's Solidarity Center found that workers pay half their daily wage on two daily meals.
Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.
Twitter carried pictures of protesting Asian workers and news reports said the Obama-Abe bargaining in Japan would probably not result in approval of the trade pact.
It takes courage and persistence to be a member of a democratic union in Mexico, to fend off exploitative bosses, repressive officials and corrupt labor "leaders" as shown by the struggle of the SUTEIV.
Progress on enacting a new trade union law in Iraq is still stalled.
SAN JUAN, P.R. (PAI)-Members of a union representing 2,000 Puerto Rican telephone workers voted by a 10-1 margin to merge into the Office and Professional Employees (OPEIU), the two unions announced on August 14.
There's a big bus trundling around London this week, manned by British postal workers - and they're not doing it for fun or to show sights to tourists
Philippines embassy personnel and labor officials from the Philippines Overseas Labor Office are currently under investigation for the alleged sexual exploitation of overseas Filipino workers.
The testing regime in Mexico is as entrenched as it is in the United States, and its political use is very similar - undermining the rights of teachers, and attacking unions that oppose it.
In Japan, large corporations are using "downsizing rooms" as a humiliating pressure tactic to force their employees to quit their jobs.