World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 1, 2015
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie met women garment workers in Myanmar on Saturday with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to learn more about their working conditions, as part of her first visit to the country.
Jana Kasperkevic in New York, guardian.co.uk | Thursday May 14, 2015
Workers for Huhtamaki, which supplies the bowls for Chipotle's signature dish, protest for better working conditions, higher pay and the right to unionize.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday April 11, 2015
Over 2.5 lakh contractual school teachers in Bihar have gone on an indefinite strike starting Thursday, demanding better working conditions and pay parity with permanent teachers. The strike which is underway in many districts of Bihar could affect teaching in over seventy thousand schools.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Hundreds of flights to and from France were expected to be cancelled today as air traffic controllers launched a two-day strike over working conditions
Reuters | Wednesday March 18, 2015
McDonald's restaurant workers said they have filed 28 health and safety complaints with federal and state regulators, alleging hazardous working conditions that led to severe burns from hot grills and fryer oil.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The UN human rights investigator for North Korea said on Monday he would probe allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, mainly in China, Russia and the Middle East.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
McDonald's restaurant workers from 19 US cities said today they have filed 28 health and safety complaints with federal and state regulators, alleging hazardous working conditions that led to severe burns from hot grills and fryer oil.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 27, 2015
Resident doctors working in government hospitals today staged a protest following the delay in improving security conditions in hospitals here.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
An invisible, murderous enemy that puts caregivers in almost unbearable working conditions, Ebola is a gruelling test for even the most experienced humanitarian.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 13, 2014
Health workers on the frontline of west Africa's Ebola crisis pleaded with G20 leaders on Thursday for more resources, describing horrific working conditions as they attempt to contain the deadly outbreak.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Inspectors hired by a group of Western clothing brands have found safety problems at all the Bangladesh factories they visited as part of an initiative launched after a building collapse last year killed more than 1,100 workers.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 31, 2014
Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday August 16, 2014
Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards.
Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
The boy died of pneumonia, the medical delegation said, after he apparently used someone else's ID to get a job at theShanghai factory.
Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
Yet another incident has tarnished the reputation of working conditions at Apple contractor factories.
Tuesday November 26, 2013
The Department of Telecom (DoT) is working on issuing fresh show-cause notices to Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Airtel for allegedly violating licence conditions while renting SIM cards to Matrix Cellular in Delhi, according to an official source.
Associated Press | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Amidst news of poor working conditions in Amazon warehouses, the online retailer is now facing unrest at its German distribution centres.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 22, 2013
A 21-year-old Bank of America Merrill Lynch intern, whose death prompted the bank to review the working conditions for junior employees, died of natural causes, an inquest heard on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 17, 2013
More than 2,600 schools were closed in England today by a teachers' strike over their pay and working conditions, the education ministry said.
World News | Reuters | Friday August 23, 2013
Bank of America Merrill Lynch said today it was reviewing the working conditions for junior employees after the death of an intern employed at its London offices raised concerns about the long-hours culture of the world's top banks.
Associated Press | Wednesday August 14, 2013
More than 2,000 workers suffered from health problems such as back injuries that were related to working conditions.
Friday June 28, 2013
Bajaj Auto's management and union came to the negotiating table on Friday in a bid to end the four-day-old strike by over 1,500 workers at the Chakan plant demanding wage revision and better working conditions apart from a hefty paring of company shares with employees.
World News | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
Bangladesh will reopen more than 300 garment factories on Friday, ending a three-day forced closure due to worker protests over pay and working conditions after a building collapse killed more than 1,100 people.