Labor rights

Protestors stream past the entrance to a Walmart store on Universty Avenue in St. Paul, Minn. on Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Pioneer Press, Scott Takushi)

Gov’t charges Wal-Mart with labor violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials filed a formal complaint Wednesday charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of workers who took part in protests and strikes against the company. The National Labor Relations Board says Wal-Mart […]

01/15/2014

A woman covers her nose in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

US suspends Bangladesh trade privileges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday the suspension of U.S. trade privileges for Bangladesh because of concerns over labor rights and worker safety that intensified after hundreds died there in the global garment […]

06/27/2013

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