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7 Women-Owned Etsy Shops to Celebrate Girl Power Every Day
Business  (tags: women, shopping, shops, enterprises )

- 10 days ago -
International Women's Day was Thursday, March 8, and there were many ways to celebrate, from commemoration to education to activism.
When Harassment Is the Price of a Job
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, bigotry, abuse )

- 41 days ago -
As decades of activism meet the #MeToo moment, could the food-service industry be poised for sweeping change?
Look at This Quick Guide to the Habits, Advice, and Inspiration of the World's Most Successful Women
Business  (tags: women, GoodNews, goodnews, Entrepreneurs, business )

- 67 days ago -
This infographic is all about the habits of the world's most influential women and how they believe other women can find success as well.
Ikea to Sell Rugs & Textiles Made By Syrian Refugees, Joins List of Companies Stepping Up
Business  (tags: Ikea, Syrian refugees, rugs, textiles, companies, jobs, women, jordan shoes wholesale, violence, business, marketing, society, world )

- 102 days ago -
The initiative is expected to create jobs for 200 Syrian refugees, mostly women, currently living in Jordan, a country that has welcomed more Syrians fleeing violence than any other country.
End Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, petitions )

- 110 days ago -
The #MeToo social media campaign and the growing list of sexual harassment allegations against powerful men in industry, politics and media highlights the pervasive nature of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Women's Reproductive And Workplace Rights Will Help the Economy
Business  (tags: women, wages, reproductive rights, working class, income disparity )

- 164 days ago -
Step one: Improve access to birth control. Step two: Decrease the wage gap. Step three: Increase GDP.
Downside Of Globalism: Baltimore Seafood Industry Exploits Poor Indonesian Women
Business  (tags: Globalism, Exploitation, Women, Labor, seafood industry, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, labor, marketing, money, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

- 225 days ago -
Phillips Seafood is a Baltimore-based company that trades on its historic connections to the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery. The signature dish at its restaurants is the famed Maryland-style crab cake.
America Is Regressing Into a Developing Nation for Most People @Alternet
Business  (tags: usa, society, safety, culture, ethics, crime, abuse, education, family, dishonesty, violence, rights, women, law, government, world, economy, finance, money, marketing, corporate, consumers, corruption, foreclosures )

- 333 days ago -
A new book reveals that the U.S. is becoming two distinct countries, with separate economies, politics and opportunities. This post originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.You've probably heard the news that the celebrat
Mass Protests Erupt In Iceland
Business  (tags: Iceland, women, protest, United States, South Korea, Pakistan )

- 497 days ago -
The protest put a complex issue into the simple terms of hours and minutes. The lesson across cultures the United States they would have left work at 2:12 PM instead of Iceland 2:38 PM. In South Korea, it would be 12:36 PM and In Pakistan, 10:50 AM.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

- 521 days ago -
Just last week, a horrifying survey was released showing that 40% of women in the fast food industry experience sexual harassment. Workers also reported staying silent for fear of retaliation. When women report harassment, one in five are punished.
Palestinian Refugees Are Starting An All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon - Your Support Could Help!
Business  (tags: Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, Bourj el-Barajneh, refugee camp, women, catering, self-sufficiency, kick-starter, food trucks, NGOs, Soufra, Women’s Program Association, Alfanar )

- 824 days ago -
2 NGOs help the women at the camp establish a self-sufficient catering business. Two years later, Soufra ("dining table" in Arabic) was in full swing, selling meals to the refugees in the camp. Next step - food trucks to provide deliveries in town
America Leads Developed World in Treating Working Moms Like Crap
Business  (tags: women, mothers, discrimination, childcare, maternity leave )

- 971 days ago -
Laura Browder is the latest example of how harsh America can be on working mothers. When an employer called the Houston mother of two to meet up for a job interview, she didnâEUR(TM)t have time to line up childcare.
Women Harmed By Unpredictable Scheduling | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: Irregular schedule, unpredictable schedule, US, low-wage economy, Center for Popular Democracy, work, family life, women )

- 1039 days ago -
Irregular hours and just-in-time scheduling are pervasive throughout the low-wage economy, but they do particular harm to working women, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy.
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

- 1167 days ago -
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.

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