An unfortunate incident in which at least 18 workers killed and more than a dozen trapped after a rockslide at a marble mine in northwest Pakistan is so sad. It’s time for the civilian government to rescue
If there is one category of people who have suffered a sledgehammer like blow to their lives because of the coronavirus pandemic, it is workers.
In the choice between health and wealth, the former always gets priority. Rightly so. However, when a pandemic threatens the livelihood of some 1.25 billion workers worldwide and creates the worst global crisis since World War II, it creates a huge cause for worry.
Welcome to the twilight of late capitalism. The shutdown has now been ongoing, erratically and incompletely, for about six weeks in the United States. In the last five weeks, around 26 million people have lost their jobs.
It’s no secret that garment workers in India and Bangladesh face some of the worst working conditions on the planet, but when you combine already horrific conditions with a pandemic – it becomes a crisis.
The coronavirus is first and foremost a public health crisis, requiring a public health response. It is also an economic problem, potentially a severe one.
Workers at Amazon logistic centers in Germany and Spain staged strikes on Friday, walking off the job on Black Friday, the discount spending spree that kicks-off the start of the crucial Christmas
About 3,000 workers of Canadian National Railway, the country’s largest railroad operator, went on strike on Tuesday, labor union Teamsters Canada said after both parties failed to resolve contract issues.
Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts that has forced the troubled state-owned carrier to cancel all flights and