Both the national and the international businesses should feel as though the workers are a part of their family. The days of slave labor have to come to an end. It is better to start the process now, before more ugly incidents occur...
Amnesty International released a report on World Press Freedom Day detailing dozens of cases of journalists and media workers attacked or held in Syria since the 2011 uprising.
International Worker's Day was going so well for 24 holidaymakers in Fenghuang, Hunan province, until a bamboo suspension bridge tilted sending them plunging, Takeshi's Castle-style, into the water below. [ more › ]
In the spirit of International Workers Day, I’m gonna expropriate the labors of a couple of regular commentors. Schrodinger’s Cat highlighted some particulary Friedmanwankery the Moustache of Understanding’s latest column: We now live in a 401(k) world — a world of defined contributions, not defined benefits — where everyone needs to pass the bar exam [...]
How in the world is it MAY already?! Do you celebrate May Day? It isn’t a very popular holiday in the U.S. since we ostensibly celebrate workers on Labor Day, but some cities do have parades or rallies to celebrate International Workers Day. Or maybe dancing around a Maypole to celebrate the spring is more your speed. And if we’re...
Getty Images Today is May Day, the international celebration of workers' rights and labor solidarity that originated right here in the United States, as a commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket incident in Chicago. International Workers'...Show More Summary
I always found it a bit confusing that May Day was on the same day as International Workers' Day, meaning that the images I had of women in diaphanous dresses cavorting around a flower-draped pole were always intermingled with images of huge Soviet trucks towing ICBMs through Red Square. Read more...
It’s the first of May, which means that it’s May Day, International Worker’s Day, and you may as well watch the Bee Gees perform this. It also means that lots of art spaces and museums are getting ready to open their first round of summer shows. In solidarity, I present to you my (rather long) [...]
Occupy Redux: Workers worldwide are fighting for better working conditions this May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day. Here’s a round-up of the protests taking place today. (Associated Press) Amid Tragedy: This year May Day falls right after a factory in Bangladesh collapsed, leaving at least 410 people dead and thousands injured. Show More Summary
It's May Day, you guys, or International Workers Day, which celebrates the labor movement. So it's mighty appropriate that the Occupy Movement makes a cameo in Kate and Yong's city hall wedding in Philadelphia. Also likely to inspire the drools: a hot pink dress, a dapper groom with match-y tie, and a sweet pooch companion (Ralphie!) for the photo shoot.
Thomas Friedman manages decent structural analysis ("We now live in a 401(k) world—a world of defined contributions, not defined benefits") in his column today, smuggled in alongside Friedmanism ("where everyone needs to pass the bar exam and no one can escape the most e-mailed list"). We salute you, fellow traveler! Read more...
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Happy International Workers’ Day! This will be a quick post, since my laptop seems to be celebrating May Day with a slow-down and occasional work stoppage. Mostly I have been wanting to post this first one: (1) Shame on Matt … Continue reading ? The post May Day! Rana Plaza (Bangladesh) Hall of Shame appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.
While May 1 is celebrated around the world as International Workers Day, in the United States it has become a day to celebrate immigrants. On May 1, 2006 over one million people marched in over 200 cities, with thousands carrying signs...Show More Summary
In the spirit of International Workers' Day... Beranabus and Dervish are gone. Bec has formed an unholy alliance with Lord Loss. Kernel is blind, held on Earth against his will. Grubbs is mad with grief and spinning out of control. The demons are crossing. The Disciples are falling. The Shadow is waiting. Or so it says here.... to do with chess Index
May Day also is known as International Workers' Day. In Chicago and many other cities May 1 also is a day for immigrant workers and their supporters to protest. In 2006, hundreds of thousands of people came out to protest in Chicago...Show More Summary
May 1 marks International Workers Day, so naturally Bay Area activists are gearing up for a host of marches, rallies, and celebrations. The weather forecast predicts sunny skies with a high of 78 degrees – expect them to come out in droves. Show More Summary
As we approach International Workers Day, also known as May Day, it's hard not to wonder about the future of the labor movement, and whether...
(Bloomberg) — Striking dockworkers at Hongkong International Terminals Ltd., the port operator backed by billionaire Li Ka-shing, will hold talks with their employers tomorrow amid signs that the stoppage may [...]
wandtv.com Almost 800 food and building-service workers at the University of Illinois will walk off the job for three days beginning Monday. Service Employees International Union Local 73 spokesman Adam Rosen said Sunday that a majority of workers from both bargaining units rejected the university’s contract offer. He would not disclose the vote total. University [...]