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Tell the NLRB: Protect Employees' Right to Freely Vote in a Union Election
Business  (tags: workers, labor, employees, unions, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump's National Labor Relations Board wants to change the rules so that it's even harder for workers to have a voice on the job and a free and fair election for a union.
Petition - Protect Artists From Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: Federal Law, artists, sexual harassment, Workers rights, abuse, Staffing Agencies, misconduct, employees, Freelancers, safety standards, predatory practices, stronger protection )


- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure that artists and other employees in non-traditional work settings are protected from sexual harassment under federal law. Currently, federal law only protects certain types of workers from sexual harassment by their employers, despite the many...
Working People's Day of Action
Business  (tags: workers, employees, jobs, actions, activism )

Freya
- 59 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Learn if there is an action near you.
PETITION - Tim Horton to Stop Blaming and Harassing Its Employees for Minimum Wage Hike
Business  (tags: Tim Hortons, canada, employees, ontario minimum wage hike, franchise, tips, ethics, money, government, society )

Lone
- 102 days ago - change.org
Since the Ontario minimum wage hike came into effect, everyday there is news of some Tim Horton franchise where the employees are being harassed by either taking away their paid breaks or forbidding them of taking any tips.
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
- 104 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.
Texas Companies Tie Worker Shortages to Immigration Fears
Business  (tags: workers, employees, immigrants, undocumented )

Freya
- 304 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
The biggest industry to take a hit from the immigration crackdown is construction. About half of that industry's workers are in the U.S. illegally, according to the immigrant rights organization Workers Defense Project.
One of the Worst Trends in Red-State Politics Is Coming to a Blue State Near You
Business  (tags: labor, workers, employees, unions, wages, bargaining, laws )

Freya
- 402 days ago - alternet.org
The more states approve so-called right-to-work laws, the worse conditions will become for U.S. workers.
Japanese Restaurant Overworked Employee To Suicide
Business  (tags: Japanese restaurant, pub, overworked, Mina Mori, The Watami Co, suicide, compensation, employees )

Sheryl
- 858 days ago - rt.com
A Japanese pub operator has claimed responsibility for working one of its employees to death and has pledged to pay an unprecedented sum of money to her family while promising to keep an eye on the working hours of other employees.
Walmart Extremely Aggressive Againt Employee 'Troublemakers"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, employees, spying, unions, human rights, consumers, labor, jobs, morporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, marketing, society, investors, investments, investing )

Angelus
- 868 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Walmart- the best defense againt unionism is to get rid of the dead weight and truly REWARD and take care of good workers.
When Temp Workers Die While Being Taken to the Job, Who's Responsible?
Business  (tags: workers, employment, employees, temps, temporaries, contractors, safety, transportation )

Freya
- 871 days ago - truth-out.org
In treating workers as replaceable units of labor, the temp industry can overlook workers' most basic human needs.
Tell Walmart to Reinstate Man Fired for Recycling
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, recycling, employees, workers, firing, injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 879 days ago - forcechange.com
A man was allegedly fired for recycling the cans and bottles he found while cleaning up his workplace for a few dollars. In addition to collecting carriages from the parking lot, Smith would pick up trash during his shift in an effort to keep...
L.A. Times: Nation's Growing Pay Gap Is No Disney Fairy Tale
Business  (tags: wage gap, income inequality, social justice, u.s. economy, employees, employers, minimum wage, business ethics )

M.N.
- 966 days ago - latimes.com
A reader had a suggestion for columnist Steve Lopez on the subject of growing income inequality: Check out what Walt Disney was paid, relative to regular employees when he ran the mouse empire. And then take a look at how the current Disney boss is paid.
BILLIONAIRE NICK HANAUER MAKES THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR A LIVING WAGE
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

Freya
- 997 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
"When wages go up, employment goes down." This so-called theory is presented by industry and the economists we employ, as if it is an immutable law of physics describing the real world. The focus of my testimony this morning is to show that it is not.
One-Time Bonuses and Perks Muscle Out Pay Raises for Workers
Business  (tags: employees, wages, greed, income )

Freya
- 1058 days ago - nytimes.com
Yacht-size bonuses for Wall Street big shots and employee-of-the-month plaques for supermarket standouts are nothing new, but companies' continued efforts to keep costs down have pushed employers to increasingly turn to one-off bonuses and non-monetary
Target's Severance Deal a Unique Win for Employees.
Business  (tags: target, severance deal, unique, employees, law, business, corporate, economy, ethics, finance, humans, money, politics, society, usa )

Lone
- 1166 days ago - thestar.com
The employee fund set up to pay severance to 17,600 Canadian Target workers is unique, and even if it doesnâEUR(TM)t set a new precedent, itâEUR(TM)s a step in the right direction, according to leading labour lawyer Susan Philpott.
 

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