Prevention is key but it is just as important to be prepared in case of future accidents. This can be done through an employment injury insurance (EII) scheme that spreads the risks across all employers at the national level.
What do factory workers want? They sew our clothes and assemble our mobile phones -- things we use every day -- but they remain a mystery to us. Most are working thousands of miles away behind secure company gates.
The report, with support from U.S.-based China Labor Watch and in collaboration with other European consumer advocacy organizations, describes disturbing workplace troubles at factories that supply the computer giant Dell.
It's time for us as a nation to let go of the past and look to the future of manufacturing. Today's manufacturing jobs require specialized skills -- and workers with the right training are in high demand.
Many companies debate how business can align its objectives with urgent social needs. With the world's economy stuck in neutral, the opportunity to unlock women's potential is too important an opportunity to pass up.
Deng Xiaoping probably would be concerned to see that Chinese population policies and practices as well as the engine of capitalism appears to be creating a Marxian nightmare of bourgeois and proletariat.