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Worker Protests

Here Comes Another Round Of Protests

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food protests are planned for several U.S. cities Tuesday as labor organizers look to bring attention to practices they say ill...

Victoria's Secret Workers Win Small Raises After Fighting For Higher Pay

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

Some Victoria's Secret workers say they stood up to the retailer and won. Employees at the retail chain's Herald Square store in New York City got...

Emran Hossain

Hundreds Of Bangladesh Garment Factories Shut Down | Emran Hossain | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

Following worker protests and a decision by the Bangladeshi government to reevaluate the minimum wage, the lone national association of garment manufa...

Brave Employees Who Stood Up To The Man In 2012

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman and Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Standing up to the boss can be scary. After all, you are putting your job on the line. Sometimes, however, the low wages, the demeaning tasks, the lon...

Sam Stein

Whirlpool Threatens Workers: Protesting Plant Closure Risks 'Future Jobs' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A major corporation planning to shut down a factory in Indiana has warned its union workers that they'll endanger their future job prospects if they p...