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U.S. Ranked Worst for Workers’ Rights Among Major Economies

  • Labor union survey ranks every other G-7 country better
  • ITUC says violations of rights at seven-year high globally
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The U.S. has the worst record among major developed countries when it comes to workers’ rights, according to a survey of labor unions.

The world’s largest economy is ranked a 4 in a scale by the International Trade Union Congress, meaning there are “systematic violations of rights.” Every other Group of Seven country ranks 3 or better.