WEEK IN PHOTOS: Workers Protest, QE2 Says Goodbye, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Workers Protest, QE2 Says Goodbye, More
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Lyon, France, October 7, 2008--As global financial markets tanked, people gathered for a protest during the first World Day for Decent Work, which was organized by the International Trade Union Confederation.

Protests and marches were held in more than a hundred countries, from Fiji to the United States, to demand a change in the world economy that rewards the rich as regular workers see their costs rise and wages stagnate.

In addition to protests, trade union leaders met in Paris.

--John Roach
—Photograph by Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images
 
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