Jordan Flaherty and Tamika Middleton report on the fate of prisoners in New Orleans prisons since Hurricane Katrina.
Workers for Delphi, a former subsidiary of General Motors, are facing 24,000 job cuts, the slashing of wages by 63%, and huge cuts in benefits such as pensions and health care.
Residents in Ceres, California launched their strike when Equity LifeStyles Properties increased rents by $85 a month.
On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimised again.
The Industrial Workers of the World chalked up another victory in an National Labour Relations Board election on Thursday, 9 February, at E-Z Supply Corp., a wholesale distributor of restaurant supplies and foodstuffs, located in Queens, New York.
The latest attack on workers' rights around the world is now hitting the people who make public transportation possible in many of the world's metro areas.
Thomas Coughlin, the former vice-chairman of Wal-Mart may be jailed for up to 28 years and fined up to £750,000 after pleading guilty to fiddling his expenses.