Workers of the World

It's time to unite

The computer-generated sign at the door of a meeting room in the Asian Development Bank [ADB] headquarters near Manila announces: "worker rights. Brown Bag: 12:15 p.m."

Inside, more than two dozen ADB staff members, none with a brown bag but some with sandwiches, are assembled during lunch time. They are listening to and talking with five Filipino guests: three union leaders and two representatives of nongovernmental organizations...

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About the Author

Robert A. Senser is the editor of Human Rights for Workers (