Labour contractors on the docks in Buenaventura, the largest port in Colombia, pay US$200 for two weeks work loading and unloading ships. But they don’t pay cash. On payday, dockers, or longshoremen, have to go to a loanshark, and … Continued
Despite being 60 per cent owned by Amancio Ortega, the third richest person on the planet, the Spanish multinational Zara is exploiting its employees in Chile, imposing poor pay and working conditions. In response, the workers have decided to … Continued
Today in America a chief executive earns 273 times more than the average worker. Everyone from the 99 per cent to President Barack Obama now sees that growing inequality stymies economic growth and diminishes every society. Yet the richest … Continued
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