Ford has announced that it will stop all activities in Brazil, two factories with 3700 workers will close immediately, a third will remain in operation until the 4th quarter of 2021
On November 24, 2012, a short-circuit triggered a massive fire at the nine-story Tazreen garment factory in Ashulia,. Over 110 workers were killed. Eight years on, many of the families of victims and survivors are still in a bad state
The International Labour Organization study based on nine major economies in Latin America and the Caribbean says there was a 21% contraction in working hours in the first three quarters of 2020
CGT has also condemned the latest reforms in unemployment insurance at a time when unemployment is at the highest in 37 years.
A Jordanian minister said that preliminary investigations show the explosions to be caused by an electric short circuit at an army depot used for storing unusable and old mortar bombs
A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society remarks that the multi-faceted and targeted denial of digital rights is a “systemic form of discrimination, digital repression and collective punishment” for the Kashmiri population
Jan Kregel explains the fundamental problem with the economic system is its focus on providing finance to investors
It is estimated that about 70% jobs in the restaurant industry are already lost due to the COVID-19-induced lockdown. Restaurant and alcohol industry workers staged two countrywide protests last week
Since 65% of all testing in South Africa has been conducted in costly private hospitals, questions are being raised if the most vulnerable sections of the population, which includes the majority of South Africans, are being tested sufficiently for COVID-19?
Economist Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centred on full employment to deal with the rapidly unfolding jobs crisis.
The Trump administration on Monday decided to suspend a variety of immigration visas until the end of the year. The National Immigration Forum has decried the order as an attempt to divide communities.
Most governments worldwide have announced relief packages to deal with the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, though big in numbers, these packages have very little to offer to those most affected by the crisis