Experiments with truth: 11/10/09

    Tens of thousands of South Korean workers rallied Saturday to protest the government's plan to begin implementing contentious labor laws. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Tens of thousands of South Korean workers rallied Saturday to protest the government's plan to begin implementing contentious labor laws. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    • Hundreds of teachers from private high schools in this western China city called a strike this week to protest low salaries and deplorable working conditions.
    • In Philadelphia, the strike by SEPTA workers that had paralyzed much of the region since last week ended yesterday morning with a signing of an agreement by SEPTA officials and leaders of Transport Workers Union Local 234.


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