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What Big Meat Doesn't Want You to Know About Slaughterhouses
Business  (tags: Big Ag, meat, abattoirs, immigrants, undocumented workers, human rights, employees, worker safety, secrets )

Freya
- 27 days ago - organicconsumers.org
While many defend undocumented workers, few want to talk about the jobs they are defending that keep the U.S. in cheap meat. Maiming and amputations are disturbingly common, yet seldom reported by workers who have no rights.
Protect Workers' Rights!
Business  (tags: workers, employees, civil rights, working class, petitions, injustice )

Freya
- 27 days ago - mn.keithellison.org
Let's call "mandatory arbitration" what it really is: Companies forcing workers to give up their rights. We demand that Congress permanently restore workers' ability to collectively seek justice for labor violations.
PETITION - To: Toys R Us Toys
Business  (tags: Toys R US, employees, severance pay, americans, business, corporate, corruption, economy, finance, ethics, politics, society )

Lone
- 61 days ago - credomobilize.com
In the next few weeks, over 30,000 Toys "R" Us workers will be out of a job with no severance. The private equity funds that drove Toys "R" Us into the ground: Bain Capital, KKR, and Vornado are walking away with $470 million dollars
Tell the NLRB: Protect Employees' Right to Freely Vote in a Union Election
Business  (tags: workers, labor, employees, unions, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 69 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 )


- 120 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
- 124 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
- 167 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
- 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.
Texas Companies Tie Worker Shortages to Immigration Fears
Business  (tags: workers, employees, immigrants, undocumented )

Freya
- 370 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
- 468 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
- 924 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
- 933 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
- 937 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
- 945 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.
- 1031 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.
 

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