Posts Tagged ‘unions’

Women Workers: Bearing the Brunt of Neoliberal Globalization

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

One of the most egregious contradictions of the modern world is the fact that workers in developing nations, especially women workers, whose labor feeds and clothes the developed world do not earn enough money to adequately feed, cloth, house, or educate their own children.

The good news is that a civic revolution to correct this global injustice is underway.

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Globalization, Contractual Employment, and the Decline of Labor Unions — Comment

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Globalization, Contractual Employment, and the Decline of Labor Unions by Bernard Joseph Esposo Guerrero is another valuable contribution to FTL.  Understanding the problems faced by labor unions in the developing world is essential to developing international labor solidarity.

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The Fight of Our Lives — Comment

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

“We are in the fight of our lives.  The hostile onslaught against U.S. labor that was launched after the Second World War and…”

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