Topic: International Labour Organization
Homelessness has doubled over the past year, say some, as once-vaunted community and company support has frayed. Many people sleep in parks or 24-hour Internet cafes.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
Twelve more countries are on the US watch list this year for failing to combat trafficking, as the recession makes workers vulnerable to exploitation.
06/17/2009 01:00 am
03/31/2009 01:00 am
Many factory workers in export-heavy economies like Thailand's have lost their jobs. With agricultural demand also down, farming has become a less reliable Plan B.
03/24/2009 01:00 am
Most Fortune 500 companies operating there have agreed to let workers organize, but can expect little pushback from the state-controlled groups.
09/29/2008 01:00 am
Cyclone refugees are being evicted from shelters, according to Amnesty International. Analysts say the regime is dispersing those who might foment opposition.
06/06/2008 01:00 am
Voters, who head to the polls Sunday, see the flamboyant former leader as the man to lift Italy out of its malaise.
04/11/2008 01:00 am
Provided we have the will, where would we begin? How can you help?
03/14/2008 01:00 am
Activists say tourist dollars support the military junta, but many Burmese say they need the income.
02/28/2008 12:00 am