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Bangladeshis demand death penalty for factory owner as death toll tops 400

May 01, 2013

Bangladeshis demand death penalty for factory owner as death toll tops 400

Thousands of workers paraded through central Dhaka on May Day to demand safety at work and the death penalty for the owner of a garment factory building that collapsed. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #death toll #Building collapse #May Day protests #factory workers
International Labour Day: Google Doodle salutes workers on May Day

May 01, 2013

International Labour Day: Google Doodle salutes workers on May Day

The Doodle features the Google logo in the shape of a building with several workers on their job. #Google #Technology #Google doodle #TechBuzz #May Day #International Labour Day #Workers' Day
Workers express anger, gloom, elation on May Day

May 02, 2012

Workers express anger, gloom, elation on May Day

Tuesday's demonstrations by hundreds of thousands were less a celebration of workers' rights than a furious venting over spending cuts, tax hikes and soaring unemployment. #United States #WhyNow #France #Spain #Protests #May Day
Images: On 1 May workers of the world unite!

May 01, 2012

Images: On 1 May workers of the world unite!

May Day is a celebration of the international labour movement and left-wing movements. Images from around the world. #Labor #Thailand #ImagesOfTheDay #Minimum wage law #May Day #International Worker's Day

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Images: On 1 May workers of the world unite!

Sep 01, 2014

The Real Reason Some Schools Start After Labor Day: Is It Worth It?

Nearly 75% of public school children are already back in school: many started well before the Labor Day weekend. But what about those remaining 25%? Why do they start so late? The answer may surprise you...
Images: On 1 May workers of the world unite!

Sep 01, 2014

BOJ May Be Reluctant to Affirm Positive Economic Cycle

When Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at a two-day policy meeting starting Wednesday, economists say he may be wary of stating that a positive economic cycle is firmly in place in Japan... #Haruhiko Kuroda #Bank of Japan
Images: On 1 May workers of the world unite!

Sep 01, 2014

To Stop Piracy, The Music Industry Is Debating A Global Weekly Release Day For New Music

While stories of how harmful piracy is in the music industry don’t get reported as much these days as when the internet first took over as the primary distribution channel for music, it still plagues the business, hurting sales of every artist, regar... #Haruhiko Kuroda #Bank of Japan