Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, designated by the United Nations as a day for promoting the rights of disabled people worldwide. More specifically: “It aims to promote he rights and well-being of personsShow More Summary
INTERNATIONAL - Businesses striving to stamp out slavery from their supply chains should not dismiss struggling suppliers but train them to improve the lives of workers - and technology can play a part, leading companies including Apple...Show More Summary
An internal investigation by Twitter reveals that a rogue employee took down Donald Trump's official account for about 11 minutes on their last day with the company. Ryan Brooks reports. Video provided by Reuters
It's completely necessary to have fun while you're working. An airport worker directing the plane on the tarmac of the Greater Rochester International Airport has found a great way to take the monotony out of his day by practicing some...Show More Summary
From Belgium to Pakistan, Germany to South Africa, Malta to Mexico, Brazil to Bulgaria, Sweden to Peru, Russia to Thailand, most of the world’s 80 or so nations that set aside a day to commemorate workers’ struggles and workers’ rights choose May 1 or a date close to it. Show More Summary
As the strike against Charter Communications enters its fourth month, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers take a day off.
Students from the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) visited International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters for their student forum (11-12 July). Its theme was that of IMO’s World Maritime Day - “Connecting Ships, Ports and People”.
by Smitty Buckler Sex Workers rally at Westlake Plaza on International Sex Workers Day 2016. Alex Garland In October 2016 in the Jungle, a homeless encampment in Seattle, was cleared out and people were forced to leave. The city told some of those who left the Jungle they could safely stay in another encampment nearby. Show More Summary
American leftists celebrated the venerable Communist holiday of May Day in the traditional fashion. Portland grad students, who have never worked a day in their lives, marked International Workers Day by smashing the windows of local businesses. There’s a long proud tradition of the revolutions of the working class being led by rich leftists like […]
Working People Rally on May Day for Workplace Rights and Solidarity Metro DC Labor Council On May 1, International Workers' Day, rallies, protests and demonstrations were held across the globe in celebration of working people and their continued fight for rights in the the workplace. Show More Summary
Today, on International Workers’ Day, when thousands of immigrants and workers across the nation are marching to make their voices heard, I’ve been reflecting back on my own immigrant experience. I left Cuba as a girl of 11. I arrived in New Orleans, the only one in my public school class who couldn’t speak English. Show More Summary
[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2017-0502-1.mp3"] Around the world, millions of workers took to the streets Monday for May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day. In the... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
MAY-DAY MARCHES IN US MAINLY ANTI-TRUMP IN NATURE: May 1 is International Workers' Day and protesters from the Philippines to Paris celebrated by demanding better working conditions. But the widespread protests in the United States were aimed directly at the new president. Show More Summary
Arrests and clashes take place in several US cities as tens of thousands rally for International Workers' Day.
May Day rallies and marches were held worldwide on May 1, 2017. Some of the demonstrations, which are also celebrated under the International Workers' Day banner, reflected cultural traditions, and many others were a rallying cry for...Show More Summary
Also known as International Workers’ Day, it is an occasion for political demonstrations in much of the world.
In the heart of Washington’s Latino community, signs marking International Workers Day can be misleading.
Thousands of Chicagoans around the city geared up for a day of marching Monday in honor of May Day, also known as International Workers' Day. [ more › ]
President Donald Trump shocked many Americans on Friday when he declared May 1, 2017 to be Loyalty Day. Some Twitter users who had only known May 1 to be May Day, also known as International Workers Day, speculated that President Trump...Show More Summary
The list is growing of Bay Area businesses, in particular restaurants, that are staying closed today in recognition of International Workers' Day (May Day). [ more › ]