As corporate and government leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum, a new poll showed that workers worldwide are struggling to survive on low wages.
This is Burger King - it could be in Augusta, Maine, or Anaheim, California, and the fatty Whoppers taste the same. But it's not; most customers here speak German.
Progress on enacting a new trade union law in Iraq is still stalled.
South Africans marched across the country in support of a trade union campaign against electronic tolling on motorways and privatizing roads.
44 workers have died in Qatar, mostly of heart attacks, which is not surprising as many are laboring in temperatures of 122 degrees and are denied access to water.
The Philippine Embassy in Damascus is urging Filipinos working in Syria to either return home or seek refuge in neighboring countries due to increasing danger and possible U.S. intervention.
The owner of Suez Steel is refusing to reopen the plant unless the workers he forced to strike there three weeks ago unconditionally return to their jobs.
The Egyptian army arrested and temporarily detained two Egyptian steel union leaders in Suez, Egypt, two days before its violent crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, seven Egyptian unions and a human rights center reported.
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.
Tens of thousands of Greek workers walked off the job today and rallied in front of parliament in a huge protest against government plans to sack public-sector staff.