An account of some struggles of migrant workers from the Philippines in Romania in 2008.
Prol-Position on some struggles of Bangladeshi and Indian migrant workers in Romania in 2007-8.
Wildcat asked people in several countries to write down observations about social effects of the crisis.
The following is a report from Romania, written in February 2009.
An obituary, by David Hemson, for trade unionist Harriet Bolton.
When their owner fled the country ahead of a jail sentence, the employees at the Economic Company for Industrial Development, faced looming unemployment and the closure of the company's multiple textile factories. A common enough story in Egypt these days, but in this case, the workers instead embarked on a landmark labor experiment.
Here are some links to articles on various protests that have taken place recently in Cambodia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and a strike by Vietnamese workers in Sweden.