The danger level for journalists in hot spots continues to rise worldwide. A lawsuit against Bashar al-Assad is a small step toward ending the trend of killing journalists with impunity.
Temporary workers can now organize along with direct employees and belong to the same bargaining unit, or form a separate bargaining unit composed only of temps.
Mike Ludwig is an investigative reporter at Truthout and a contributor to the Truthout anthology, Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? Follow him on Twitter: @ludwig_mike.