Society: Issues: Labor
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Exotic Dancers Alliance
Advocacy group for female exotic dancers attempting to obtain adequate working conditions and civil rights within the sex industry.
The Global Workplace
Aims to promote awareness of globalisation and to encourage grassroots trade union activity on international issues.
Human Rights for Workers
Explores the consequences of globalization for ordinary workers in both developed and developing countries, and analyzes initiatives seeking solutions.
World labor news and views from a global trade union.
International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)
An international Non Governmental Organisation working for the interests of small-scale artisanal fishworkers, the collective carries out developmental interventions with fisher-communities around the world.
Job Training and Vocational Education
Background information and links on U.S. job training and vocational education policy from the Almanac of Policy Issues.
Academic journal published by the Centre for Research on Work & Society at York University in Toronto.
Labor Rights Now
Works to expose labor rights violations around the world and aggressively campaign on behalf of worker activists who have endured the most brutal forms of trade union repression: imprisonment, torture, abduction, and murder.
Lack of Security and the Unorganized Sector
Examines the plight of unorganized workers in Asia who lack pensions or old age security.
National Alliance for Fair Employment
Homepage for a network of over 40 regional and national groups in the U.S. and Canada fighting for better pay, benefits and working conditions for all workers in temp, part-time, day labor, contract, on-call and independent contractor jobs.
National Jobs for All Coalition
Building a new movement for full employment at livable wages.
National Labor Committee
Human rights advocacy group that focuses on the promotion and defense of worker rights. Educates and involves the public in actions aimed at ending labor abuses, improving living conditions for workers and their families and promoting the concept of a living wage.
The Organization for the Rights of American Workers
Worker advocacy group demanding that U.S. jobs be preserved for American citizens
Rescue American Jobs
Articles, stories, discussion forums, and political action programs focused on American jobs. A program affiliated with the United Steelworkers of America.
Samson v. HUD - In Forma Pauperis
Evidence in support of Alan Koseph Samson's contention that HUD wrongfully foreclosed on his home because of his efforts on behalf of workers at the Mariner's Cove Apartments 1983.
Social Cost of Asian Crisis
Examines the human rights impact of the Asian economic disaster.
The Steward for Human, Civil and Worker's Rights
Examines human rights issues and battles around the world.
The Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel
US agency advising the Commissioner of Social Security, President and Congress on issues related to work incentive programs, planning and assistance for individuals with disabilities. Includes panel member information, minutes of meetings, relevant legislation and links.
An overview of the unemployment insurance program in the United States, including benefits paid and federal and state unemployment taxes.
Workers unite for the 6 hour day
International movement for the six hour work day, three day weekend and six weeks paid vacation -- with no reduction in pay. Sign the petition that is to be submitted to the United Nations in May 2005.
Working Partnerships USA
Conducts research, produces policies, and develops programs to address the needs of working families in Silicon Valley.
Campaigning for changes on global employment, Social responsibility/Justice and Environmental issues.
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