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Tenn. GOPer Slams Volkswagen: Creating 200,000 Jobs Is 'Intentionally' a 'Magnet for Unionized Labor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: Americans, workers, labor force, UAW, ethics, corporate, business, consumers, unions, organized labor, Tennesse, economy, government, money, humans, politics )

Carrie
- 108 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, Watson told the state Senate Commerce Committee that approving $165.8 million in tax incentives for Volkswagen was dangerous because unions could change the "culture" of Tennessee.
World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 269 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.
Robert Reich on What's Really Destroying the American Middle Class
Business  (tags: usa, politics, labor, economy, Robert Reich, unions, minimum wage )

Lynn
- 271 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives believe the economy functions better if the rich have more money and everyone else has less. But they're wrong. It's just the opposite. The real job creators...vast middle class and the poor, whose purchases cause businesses to expand ...
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 300 days ago - motherjones.com
First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
URGENT: Protect Farmworkers Organizing on Your Contract Farms ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, contract farms, unions, Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco Internationalorganizing la )

Nancy
- 346 days ago - act.aflcio.org
Call on all tobacco manufacturers, especially Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco International, to change this outrageous behavior of threats and violence.
KFC Thailand Harasses Workers for Attending IUF Meeting ACTION
Business  (tags: Thailand, unions, labor, Yum! Brands, money, corporate, world )

Nancy
- 410 days ago - iuf.org
This harassment spanning three years demonstrates that Yum! Restaurant International (Thailand) does not recognize and respect the human right to freedom of association and collective bargaining and is in breach of its obligations under the OECD Guide...
Report: North Dakota Has Highest Rate of Worker Deaths
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, death, dishonesty, environment, government, labor, law, lies, oil, politics, society, Unions )

Kit
- 419 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Deaths more than double amid oil boom; labor federation report blames lax regulations, OSHA underfunding.
The "Middle Class" Myth: Here's Why Wages Are Really So Low Today
Business  (tags: wages, poverty, middle class, unions )

Freya
- 546 days ago - salon.com
Want to understand the failures of the "free market" and the key to getting a decent wage? Here's the real story.
Debunking Wal-Mart's Latest Lie: Unions Paid $50 to Anyone Who Protested
Business  (tags: : Wal-Mart, Unions, Labor, nlrb, law, Crime, retaliation, Media )

Judy
- 582 days ago - salon.com
The retail giant blatantly distorts a government memo and an LA Times article to smear today's protests
Scalia's Chance to Smash Unions: The Huge Under-the-Radar Case
Business  (tags: Supreme Court, Unions, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, The Labor Movement, Benjamin Sachs, UNITE HERE, SEIU, Fast food, deals, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 598 days ago - salon.com
A Supreme Court case being argued Wednesday could take away a tactic that's kept unions alive
Bring Those Jobs Home - This Company Did! - Video
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, labor, marketing, money, society, Unions )

Kit
- 645 days ago - youtu.be
Corporate America, You've Officially Been Schooled - In this novel approach, jobs are actually brought back from China, and everybody works together to build a better company here in the United States, while making a good living at the same time.
Canada: Billions in Profit, Cuts for Local Workers, Scab-Brewed Beer for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians! ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, money, labor, Canada, unions, Labatt, breweries, Anheuser- Busch )

Nancy
- 702 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
The war to set global labour standards in the brewing industry is being fought in the Canadian city of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On one side, the Canadian division of the world's largest (and very profitable) brewing corporation, Anheuser-
Mushroom Clouds Over Texas, 500 Deaths in Bangladesh -- THAT'S Why We Need Unions
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, money, Unions )

Jason
- 791 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
News reports tell us that more than 500 people have now died and more than 2,500 were injured in Savar, Bangladesh, while the toll in West, Texas stands at 15 dead and over 200 injured. Behind these two disasters is a common thread of greed
The Biggest Union/Labor News of 2012 in the United States.
Business  (tags: Unions, Labor, United States, International, Union Leadership, Compassion, Caring, business, Walmart )

Betsy
- 907 days ago - inthesetimes.com
US unions/labor made big national and international news in 2012. Was it triumphant or a bruising year? A mixed bag. A growing global compassion shown in Union actions is becoming more and more evident.
Hot and Crusty Bakery Workers Seal the Deal on Unionization
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, investments, labor, marketing, money, politics, society, Unions )

Kit
- 944 days ago - truth-out.org
The agreement, which the union's lawyer Eugene Eisner calls "unheard-of for low-wage, foreign-born workers in the restaurant industry," was officially announced on October 26. It includes wage increases, paid vacation and sick days, grievance and-->
 

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