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My Whole Foods Nightmare: How a Full-Time Job There Left Me in Poverty
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Retail, Workers, Labor, corporations, Benefits, Minimum wage, Poverty, working poor, Jobs, livable wage, Politics, News )

Brian
- 11 days ago - salon.com
Despite the corporate talk of "team" and "love," here's what working there was really like -- and why I had to quit
Unsteady Incomes Keep Millions Behind on Bills - NYTimes.Com
Business  (tags: labor, income, business, work, working poor, hours, schedules, money, families, economy )

Kathryn
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
ALEXANDRIA, Ky. -- The bills arrive as regularly as a heartbeat at the Vories's cozy bi-level brick house just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. It's the paychecks that are irregular.
Are Cities the Next Front in the Right's War on Labor?
Business  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, labor, politics, ALECsociety )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thenation.com
From ALEC to the Heritage Foundation, a group of anti-labor stalwarts is looking to turn cities and counties into "right-to-work" zones.
Win for PepsiCo Workers Occupying Tingalpa!
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, Australia, IUF, NUW, labor, worker's rights, money, business )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - iuf.org
The union has signed an agreement which puts in place an equal pay system for casual workers and converts casual to permanent positions after 12 months.
7 Leading Candidates for Corporate Rip-Off of the Year
Business  (tags: greed, ripoffs, drugs, labor, taxes, pollution )

Freya
- 26 days ago - alternet.org
These acts of corporate treachery take billions of dollars from the American people.
With 40,000 Frauds, Mass. Official Says Foreclosure Crisis In County Still "A Crime Scene" -
Business  (tags: foreclosures, dishonesty, business, Big bAnks, corruption, corporate, consumers, economy, government, society, law, lies, labor, money )

Cal
- 29 days ago - occupy.com
The foundation of America is being eroded every day, as people keep losing their homes through fraudulent foreclosures with no one to turn to for help. -
The 10 Most Prestigious Jobs In America
Business  (tags: labor )

Glenn
- 31 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
They are somrthing to shoot for.
As Gerawan Hearings Continue...ACTION
Business  (tags: Gerawan, Prima Brand, Stop and Shop, Giant, Martins, Giant Eagle, business, UFW, abuse.human rights, world, crime, labor, law )

Nancy
- 37 days ago - action.ufw.org
As Gerawan has a history of violating the law, we are hoping the retailers who sell their Prima brand products can use their purchasing power to make a difference. We've reached out to Ahold USA, who sells Prima products at their Stop & Shop, Giant,...
Four States Voted to Raise Minimum Wage - The Good News Network
Business  (tags: labor, money, economy, goodnews, GoodNews )

Glenn
- 43 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Let's hope that the other 36 follow suit.
End Forced Labour and Abuse of Migrant Workers in South Korea ACTION
Business  (tags: abuse of migrant workers, South Korea, labor, corruption, business, money, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 53 days ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
Imagine your food being produced by migrant agricultural workers who are trafficked and work in forced labour conditions. It's what's happening in South Korea. Help us stand by those who grow food and rear animals by taking action to pressure the South...
Support L.A. City Council Resolution Backing Gerawan Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, labor, Gerawan, UFW, human rights, farmer's rights )

Nancy
- 60 days ago - action.ufw.org
Even as state prosecutors press their case before a judge at a Fresno hearing over charges of flagrant labor law violations by Gerawan Farming Inc., hundreds of Gerawan workers from Fresno County and L.A. supporters will press at City Hall for this...
The Waltons Are Robbing America. Workers Are Fighting Back
Business  (tags: business, americans, dishonesty, corporate, humans, marketing, money, lies, labor, law, wal-mart )

Susan
- 64 days ago - blackfridayprotests.org
I support Walmart workers' calls for $15/hr and access to full time hours. If you fail to respond by Black Friday, (November 28th) the biggest shopping day of the year, we will hold massive protests nationwide.
World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 73 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
As a UN agency, you'd expect WIPO to lead by example in respecting workers' rights. Instead, WIPO's boss has chosen to sack the staff union's president, who was seen to be a troublemaker.
Tens of Thousands of Walmart Workers Are About to Lose Their Health Insurance -- and It's Good News!
Business  (tags: corruption, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, money, news, investments, lies, law, labor, wal-mart )

Susan
- 73 days ago - vox.com
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced Tuesday that it would no longer offer health insurance benefits to its 26,000 part-time workers Nobody likes losing any kind of benefit at work. But for the particular Walmart workers in this case, the end
 

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