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Global Unemployment Set To Rise Again

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Labor Organization says nearly 200 million people worldwide are without jobs, and unemployment is set to increase further this year. The ILO’s “Global Employment Trends 2013” report says unemployment worldwide rose by 4.2 million in 2012 after falling for two straight years. It says one-quarter of the increase is in the advanced economies, […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Rights Push Shows Burmese Quest for Justice

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has asked international labor leaders to support justice and improved human rights in her homeland. The 65-year-old Nobel laureate spoke Monday by video message to the International Labor Organization meeting in Geneva. She said Burma must not be allowed to fail in its quest to improve the welfare […]

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