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Tell Disney CEO: Pay Your Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, greed, petition )

Freya
- 13 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Every year, Walt Disney Co. profits tens of billions of dollars, including earnings from theme parks. The corporation receives subsidies from the city of Anaheim at Disneyland in California. But their workers still aren't being paid a living wage.
Trump Is Costing Workers Overtime Pay. Sign the Petition to Fight Back
Business  (tags: workers, working class, income, pay, wages, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
One of the biggest achievements of the Obama administration was new, modernized overtime rules that would have produced new eligibility for overtime or more take-home pay for 12.5 million Americans.
Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers rights, petitions )

Freya
- 58 days 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
- 73 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
- 76 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
- 80 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
- 109 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
- 111 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
- 112 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
- 112 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
- 115 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
- 119 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
- 128 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
- 169 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
- 181 days ago - nationofchange.org
Conservatives in the U.S. generally subscribe to the notion of "Corporations are great and government is bad."
 

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