Bringing Labor Rights Back to Bangladesh

This longer article was published in American Prospect on July 12, 2015 and is available at: http://prospect.org/article/bringing-labor-rights-back-bangladesh

After a horrific factory collapse in 2013, pressure from global unions, human rights groups, and reputational damage to big fashion brands led to a groundbreaking accord to improve labor conditions. What has it achieved?

Remembering MayDay

MAY DAY 2012: REMEMBERING WHY Robert J.S. Ross, rjsross@clarku.edu The story of May Day begins with the struggle to make the eight-hour workday the legal and economic norm for wageworkers. In the older industrial countries, this struggle was largely successful, … Continue reading