Corporations Have a Duty to Practice Public Responsibility

Garment factory collapse

It took the disastrous collapse of a building in Bangladesh that housed several garment factories and the loss of more than 1,000 lives for the world to begin to pay attention to the plight of garment workers there. The workers are paid the minimum monthly wage of about $37, occasionally go unpaid, and protesters are … Read more

Critical Analysis: International Labor Solidarity Influential in Hong Kong Dockworkers’ Strike

Striking Dockworkers

Dockworkers in Hong Kong have been on strike since March 28, protesting salaries that have remained stagnant since 2003 while the cost of living in the densely populated city has increased exponentially. In addition to unlivable wages, the striking employees have drawn international attention to their arduously long shifts, which they are forced to work … Read more