Workers around the world face the same challenges: transnational employers who move jobs at will; new technologies that constantly change the workplace; pressure to work harder and faster. In this section, we document the many ways that workers and unions are resisting this race to the bottom and building international solidarity.
US Labor Against the War, a network of labor organizations formed in opposition to the war in Iraq, released a report that profiles the labor, human rights, environmental, business and social records of 18 U.S. corporations granted contracts to participate in the reconstruction of Iraq.
Child trafficking is one of the worst forms of child labor. Affecting 1.2 million children worldwide, it is the movement of children from place to place - through force, coercion or deception - into situations involving their economic and sexual exploitation. Worldwide, the World Day Against Child Labour on June 12 is bringing new attention to the campaign against child trafficking.