Poverty Wages Unraveling Cambodia’s Garment Industry

Cambodia’s garment industry is regularly plagued with strikes and protests. But when armed security forces opened fire on striking workers in the capital city of Phnom Penh on Jan. 3, killing five and injuring dozens, it suddenly became clear that this was not just another protest.

Workers Strike in Support of Turkey Protests

Thousands of public sector workers in Turkey are on a two-day strike in support of anti-government demonstrations.

Open Pit Miners Strike in Colombia

Two weeks into an indefinite strike called by workers at Cerrejón, one of the largest open-pit coal mines in the world, the company has agreed to sit down again and negotiate with Colombia's National Union of Coal Industry Workers (Sintracarbón).

South African Miners Begin Returning to Work

Miners at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa have begun returning to work after agreeing a pay deal.*