One year after the controversial U.S.-Colombian "free trade agreement", workers' rights have improved on paper, but very little on the ground.
Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.
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.
"Enough." That's what lobstermen along the Maine coast are saying in unison.
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.
Workers at several Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters held an informational picket outside the terminal July 6.