March 07, 2011


All over the world, workers rights are being attacked. We've seen uprisings from Egypt to Wisconsin. I can't say that I recommend BBQing the boss, but I'm glad that our passions for better working conditions--or hell, just keeping our jobs-- have been ignited.

Police: Fired workers burn alive factory executive in India By Harmeet Shah Singh, CNN

New Delhi, India (CNN) -- Workers, angry at being fired, burned alive a senior executive of a steel factory in eastern India, police said Friday.

The attack on R.S. Roy, a deputy general manager at the Graphite India Limited's steel unit in Orissa state, took place Thursday after he signed termination letters for about a dozen workers, police said.