Monthly Archives: March 2006

Welcome to the early 20th century

An interesting story via BBC today on the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (which includes Dubai, of recent US ports deal infamy). It seems the UAE has decided write a new set of labor laws that will for the first time … Continue reading

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The Next Civil Rights Movement is Here

“There has never been this kind of mobilization in the immigrant community ever. They have kicked the sleeping giant. It’s the beginning of a massive immigrant civil rights struggle.” So says Joshua Hoyt, executive director of the Illinois Coalition for … Continue reading

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Tagging the Labor Web

The internet has loads of resources for labor activits, but the chaos of the net sometimes makes specific information hard to find. Try Googling “union.” You get 507 million hits. It’s enough to make you want to watch TV. Lately … Continue reading

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