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Sacked for reading a book during break

London’s poorest workers routinely face abuses of their rights. Joe Trapido reports on a new initiative to help them fight back.…

  • Wed Aug 17 09:52:01 2016
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British tribunal victory for Indian worker

Mari Marcel Thekaekara welcomes the news – but wonders when India will follow suit.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Travels in hyper-reality – two weeks in Dubai

A glitzy, gaudy world, built on oil and cheap migrant labour – Sokari Ekine is not impressed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Development, exploitation and the 2014 World Cup

The recent deaths of construction workers reveal a darker side to the ‘Brazilian miracle’, says Jean Grugel.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

Construction industry leaders get off scot-free while conspiracy against workers continues, writes Dan Raymond-Barker.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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