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International Workers Day: A Reminder of U.S. Progress on Worker’s Rights

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“May 1 is International Workers Day. It is a day to be reminded that “just and favorable” work conditions, “equal pay for equal work,” workplaces “free of discrimination,” and “protection against unemployment” are fundamental human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Unfortunately, May 1st is a day to recognize the many ways the U.S fails to enact the human right to work. I offer here just a few of the many ways the U.S is falling short, recognizing the many other workers who toil in poor conditions for low pay that remain marginalized and often voiceless.”

Author: Laura Finley
Published in: David Kinchen Blog, New Clear Vision http://www.newclearvision.com/2013/05/01/international-workers-day/, Salem News http://www.salem-news.com/articles/may012013/manday-lf.php, Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/workers-day-may-1-2013/, Common Dreams https://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/05/01-4, Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/61588,
Date: April 30,May 1,2013

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