Latest stories about Labor
6 February 2014
Workers are rising in Cambodia. After the garment workers, it is now the turn of garbage workers to launch a strike to demand a raise in their salaries
5 February 2014
The banning of street traders in capital Luanda appears to be part of a larger effort to hide Luanda's poor as the country's economy continues to grow.
29 January 2014
A fatal disease is killing sugar cane workers in Nicaragua. Photojournalist Ed Kashi wants to raise awareness about this mysterious epidemic through a documentary project that is looking for funding.
26 January 2014
Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.
22 January 2014
Madagascar's disappearing ecosystem cannot sustain its population any longer. But solutions do exist.
21 January 2014
Another damning case of foreign maid abuse has recently been exposed in Hong Kong. Activist groups are working together to end this modern-day slave system.
12 January 2014
The measures implemented by the Cuban state have been quite controversial.
9 January 2014
Amidst economic difficulties and bureaucratic obstacles, Peruvian volunteer firefighters manage to carry out their tasks with no other interest than serving the community.
3 January 2014
Cambodian police used live ammunition to disperse a strike by garment workers. It was described as the “worst state violence against civilians to hit Cambodia in fifteen years.”
28 December 2013
Some observers called the massive protests evidence that public anger has reached a boiling point.