Thousands of workers have gone on strike at a Foxconn plant in China making components for Apple's iPhone 5, a labour rights group said Saturday.
A leading gold mine in South Africa started evicting thousands of its striking workers from company dormitories on Tuesday as work stoppages spread to more gold and platinum mines.
Saudi Arabia will begin accepting applications for domestic workers from the Philippines on Monday after the two governments resolved a row over minimum pay that had prompted a ban.
Lonmin platinum mine workers in South Africa on Tuesday ended their strike in return for pay rises of up to 22 percent, after a nearly six-week standoff that claimed 45 lives.
Lonmin, the world's number three platinum producer, announced a new offer to striking miners at its South African operations following a fresh round of talks late Thursday.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics acknowledged Wednesday criticisms of working conditions at its plants in China, but rejected a US-based watchdog's charge that they were "inhumane".
South Africa's powerful mineworkers union is trying to rein in unrest in the vital mining sector which has turned into a battleground for rival political and labour factions.
South African courts are due Monday to start releasing 270 miners arrested over the deaths of fellow workers shot by police, after the murder charges against them were provisionally dropped.
Workers have discovered hundreds of bones belonging to Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons and glyptodons, while digging to build a wastewater treatment plant north of Mexico City.
After a promising weekend turnout of workers at its South African platinum mines, Lonmin expressed hopes more will clock in on Monday as talks resume after violence that claimed 44 lives.
Buenos Aires metro workers announced Monday a temporary end to a strike that left one million commuters daily stranded without subways for ten days.
India's top carmaker Maruti Suzuki suspended production at a plant near New Delhi after workers attacked managers, leaving one person dead and scores injured.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday urged Southeast Asian nations to promote workers' rights and improve labour conditions as a means of spurring economic growth.
340 foreign citizens have been deported from Atyrau oblast in western Kazakhstan for violation of the migration legislation since the beginning of the year.
Kazakhmys Corporation has achieved an agreement with its striking mine workers.
EP KazMunaiGas admits its fault to the workers and is ready to make amends.
Participants of a blog-tour met with the chairman of EP KazMunaiGas Alik Aidarbayev.
People fired in Zhanaozen were offered jobs in major companies around Kazakhstan, mainly in mining and oil and gas sectors.
Information about a Kazakh oilworker missing after Tropical Storm Nate in the Mexican Gulf was not confirmed.
The administration of North Kazakhstan region decided to engage college and university students during the harvest time.
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