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Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers rights, petitions )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Over the last year, Trump and Republican lawmakers ignored policies to help working people in favor of corporate interests and shallow talking points - including Trump's abandonment of overtime protections for millions of working class families.
Tell the EEOC: We Need the Equal Pay Data Collection
Business  (tags: income, wages, sexism, discrimination, petitions )

Freya
- 15 days ago - act.nwlc.org
It's 2018, but women are still being shortchanged by gender and race wage gaps. Black American women are typically paid 63 cents, Native women 57 cents, and Latinas 54 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.
Become a Co-Signer of the "Reward Work Act"
Business  (tags: work, income, wages, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 18 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Bloomberg reports that 60% of tax cut gains are going to shareholders, not working people. This is because corporations have spent more than $225 billion in stock buybacks since December, overwhelmingly benefiting CEOs and wealthy shareholders.
Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: income, pay, wages, economic justice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 22 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 2016, the Department of Labor strengthened requirements for employers to pay workers overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. Unfortunately, powerful business interests attacked this long-overdue update.
Stop Donald Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, wage theft, greed, petitions, income, workers )

Freya
- 52 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Alexander Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket tips of millions of workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages each year - wages that they rightfully earned.
Even McKinsey Gets It: High Wages Improve Economic Performance
Business  (tags: wages, income, economy, workers, capitalism )

Freya
- 53 days ago - alternet.org
Global management consultancy company McKinsey has "concluded that demand matters for productivity growth and that increasing demand is key to restarting growth across advanced economies." Which means - surprise, surprise - higher wages for the workforce.
Stop Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: wages, income, greed, wage theft, tips, tipping, petitions )

Freya
- 54 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket the tips of millions of tipped workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages for workers each year.
The Coming Supreme Court Attack on Public-Sector Unions - and What Unions Can Do About It
Business  (tags: workers, employment, wages, unions, court cases, greed )

Freya
- 54 days ago - thenation.com
A conversation with author and organizer Jane McAlevey about Janus v. AFSCME and the way forward for labor.
Sign the Petition to The Academy, Melissa McCarthy, Dee Rees, and Nancy Myers: Stand With Working Women and Denounce Walmart
Business  (tags: wages, income, working class, greed, entertainment, movies, petitions )

Freya
- 57 days ago - changewalmart.org
UFCW publishes full page ad in Variety after sending letter to Melissa McCarthy, Dee Rees, and Nancy Meyers on WalmartâEUR(TM)s track record with women.
Ya Ain't Getting s--- From This Tax Cut, Folks
Business  (tags: taxes, taxation, economic injustice, employment, income, wages, jobs, videos )

Freya
- 61 days ago - facebook.com
This is what really happens when you give corporations a tax cut.
Tell Our Elected Leaders: Put Working People Before Amazon Subsidies!
Business  (tags: corporations, economic injustice, subsidies, working class, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 70 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Amazon kicked off a nationwide competition last fall to find a city to house its second corporate headquarters, nicknamed "HQ2." In turn, politicians offered elaborate and expensive subsidy packages in order to secure HQ2 for their communities.
Tim Horton's: Reinstate Worker Benefits and Paid Breaks for All of Your Employees!
Business  (tags: employees, workers, wages, income, benefits, economic injustice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Employees at an Ontario Tim Horton's owned by the children of the chain's founders say they have been told to sign a document acknowledging they are losing paid breaks, paid benefits, and other incentives as a result of the province's minimum wage hike.
9 Conservative Myths About Corporations
Business  (tags: capitalism, wages, corporate welfare, lies, propaganda, misconceptions )

Freya
- 123 days ago - nationofchange.org
Conservatives in the U.S. generally subscribe to the notion of "Corporations are great and government is bad."
Submit a Public Comment: Resist Trump's Tip Theft
Business  (tags: tipped workers, wages, greed, income, petitions )

Freya
- 128 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Donald Trump's Department of Labor is trying to steal tips from restaurant servers and give them to owners, instead.
Say No to TrumpâEUR(TM)s Sneaky Tip Theft
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, tipping, petitions )

Freya
- 141 days ago - onefairwage.com
Don't let Trump and the National Restaurant Association steal workers' tips! Submit your story below to send a comment to the Department of Labor demanding they halt this rule NOW.
 

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