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American workers’ fears

As workers return to the office routine after their summer vacations this year, they are feeling more secure about the jobs they are returning to, but not feeling so swell about the size of their paychecks, according to a new survey. Just 4% of respondents in a survey by Harris Interactive ranked fear of being … Continue reading

California – Farm-labor abuse still a reality

One morning earlier this year, in the borderland town of Brawley, California, 75-year-old Ignacio Villalobos perched on a chair in his trailer, removed a plastic bag from the well of a rubber boot, and finished dressing for work. Dawn was still an hour away, and in the wan light of the kitchen, Villalobos took off … Continue reading

China – Workers want money and opportunity: survey

Employ­ee con­fi­dence in China’s job mar­ket has dropped, and in 2012/13 more work­ers will ask their employ­ers for a pay rise, accord­ing to lat­est report by Michael Page Inter­na­tion­al, an inter­na­tion­al recruit­ment con­sul­tan­cy. The report is based on the …

6 challenges for American worker

The Detroit Free Press looks at some of those challenges. Not enough jobs Long-term unemploymen Retirement anxiety Crummy jobs Bad bosses Decline of union via 6 challenges affecting the American worker –

China – New law will not protect labor rights of foreigners working without a work permit

Courts will not protect welfare or other labor rights of foreigners working without a work permit, even workers under contract, if a draft law is passed. Foreigners without a work permit or an expert certificate — a license issued by the government to some foreign workers with proven talent and expertise in their field — … Continue reading

US – One in 10 employers would drop health benefits

About one in 10 employers plans to end workers’ health insurance as the new healthcare law takes effect, according to a new study. The finding could bolster opponents of the law, who argue that its changes to the healthcare system will force workers out of insurance plans they like. Supporters of the law say most … Continue reading

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