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Rights at Work?

For those of us who grew up in times and places where “socialist” was not considered an insulting adjective, May Day still means something. And notably more so if a person happens to live in one of the 170 countries or so where the regulation of working conditions, hours, wages, etc. is loose at best.

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Published on May 2, 2010
Author:          Filed under: Labor rights, Ran Hirschl
 
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A Win for Wal-Mart, in Canada of All Places

Last week I wrote here about a landmark anti-privatization ruling by the Supreme Court of Israel. But those who thought the days of pro-business, neo-liberal jurisprudence were over, got a sobering reality check reminder last Friday, courtesy of the Supreme Court of Canada. A few years ago, the workers in a Wal-Mart store in the

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Published on November 29, 2009
Author:          Filed under: Canada, Labor rights, Ran Hirschl