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John Lewis’ cleaners fight back

Those cleaning the huge department stores in London are still paid the minimum wage but now they’re getting organized, reports Michael Pooler.

Filed in: Human Rights United Kingdom Work

Goodbye welfare, hello workfare

Warren Clark is unimpressed by governments forcing citizens to ‘donate’ their labour to big business.

Filed in: Poverty Work

Government forced to back down on workfare

Campaigners have won a temporary reprieve, but the fight to end ‘forced labour’ continues. Izzy Köksal reports.

Filed in: Activism Work

The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: China Human Rights Trade Unions Wealth Work

Frontline Africans: migrants hit by Europe's economic decline

What can African migrant workers do when faced with rising unemployment and racism in Europe? Sarah Babiker reports from Spain and Argentina.

Filed in: Africa Argentina Migration Spain Work

Pay your interns!

As a campaign is launched to stop the exploitation of interns, office manager Anna Weston explains the paid internship programme at New Internationalist.

Filed in: Co-operatives Trade Unions Work Youth

Whose miracle?

An epic migration to the cities has been responsible for China’s turbocharged economic performance. But, as Richard Swift explains, the cost for many workers has been too great and they refuse to be quiet any longer.

Filed in: China Trade Unions Work

Hard road to justice

Three personal stories of the battles being fought for workers’ rights.

Filed in: China Work

iSlave

Electronics giant Foxconn employs over a million people in China – in conditions that drive them to despair, reports Jenny Chan.

Filed in: China Corporations Work

Tied to the job

Caste still has to shake off its shackles in Africa.

Filed in: Africa Burkina Faso Work

Gem in a world of rocks

What the co-op movement can do for equality, by Costa Rica’s former President and Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias Sánchez.

Filed in: Co-operatives Equality Fair Trade Trade Work

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