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India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.

Filed in: Children India Work

Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

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

Filed in: Trade Unions Work

A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza

Alessandra Mezzadri says workers’ wellbeing depends on the living wage.

Filed in: Equality Work

Exploited and confined in British households

MPs have rejected an amendment to the Modern Slavery Bill that could have protected migrant workers. Javier Pérez de la Cruz reports.

Filed in: England Migration Work

Blacklisted construction workers will be heard

New revelations are promised at tonight’s book launch at the Houses of Parliament.

Filed in: Human Rights Work

Checkpoint mornings

Giedre Steikunaite witnesses what it takes for Palestinians to cross into Israel, day in, day out.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Work

Union activity escalates in demand for fair pay

Natasha Turner looks at why public-service workers in Britain have been on the picket lines this week.

Filed in: Activism England Work

The most dangerous job in the world

Lydia James talks to Syrian Civil Defense volunteers about their work, the risks and their motivation.

Filed in: Conflict Society Syria Work

Trade unions are feminism’s forgotten ally

We should learn from and link to the unions, says Rebecca Winson: solidarity works!

Filed in: Activism Feminism Trade Unions Work

Unions celebrate victory as up to a million workers strike in Britain

Natasha Turner reports on the ‘biggest public-sector walkout since 1926’. 

Filed in: Trade Unions United Kingdom Work

The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.

Filed in: Human Rights South Asia Work

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