On the day of the second debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, Bain Capital workers step up efforts to expose Mitt Romney's role in the outsourcing of their jobs.
"We have to do something dramatic to call attention to what has become a common form of warfare against workers."
A broad cross section of Silicon Valley joined Hyatt hotel workers in front of the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara last week, speaking out against Hyatt's abuse of women workers.
A mass firing at WHUT, the station at Washington's Howard University, sparked a mass protest at the school's opening convocation.
The unemployment rate declined from 8.1% in August to 7.8% in September, with 114,000 jobs added last month, according to figures released this morning.
Around the globe, 215 million children are engaged in child labor, including an estimated six million in forced labor.
Mexico has had, on paper, progressive labor laws. However, workers have trouble defending their interests even where there is a union.
Unionists and their allies protested at the Sept. 9 start of the latest round of talks on a planned Trans-Pacific Pact.
Workers whose jobs are about to be outsourced by Bain Capital are gathering in "Bainport," an encampment they are building across the road from the Sensata factory here.
"Our members' unwavering solidarity throughout the bargaining process in the face of management's high-risk scare tactics and demands for major cutbacks has been rewarded."