Tuesday, May 1, 2012

"No ordinary May 1" ~ Link to blog post on Universal worker's rights


International Labor Organization (ILO) Director-General Juan Somavia says on this May Day, the continuing economic crisis is “hitting workers hardest” and economic policies of the past decade “have downgraded the meaning of decent work.”
In too many places we have lost the basic notion that labor is not a commodity. So, this is no ordinary May 1. It comes at a time when deep-rooted interests are pushing to go back to business-as-usual, arguing that this is just another crisis that can be solved applying the same old recipes. It is not.  
Click here to read more from Somavia.

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