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It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 108 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
The Collapse of the Middle-Class Job
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, income, wages, middle class, working class, poverty )

Freya
- 111 days ago - nationofchange.org
Our middle-income jobs are disappearing. Evidence shows that living-wage, family-sustaining positions are quickly being replaced by lower-wage and less secure forms of employment.
Robert McChesney: Capitalism Is a Bad Fit for a Technological Revolution
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, technology, workers, books, interviews )

Freya
- 112 days ago - truth-out.org
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols explore the possibility of reclaiming the future for the people, before it's too late.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 119 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
Wages Rise as U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls Below 5%
Business  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, money, labor, employment )

Glenn
- 204 days ago - nytimes.com
American prosperity is back.
5 Problems With the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: Uber, gigs, employment, jobs, income, workers' rights, wages, laws, legality )

Freya
- 256 days ago - listosaur.com
Looking for an alternative to a traditional 9-to-5 job? Thanks to smartphone culture, there are now apps that allow users to perform on-demand tasks such as the delivery of items, grocery shopping and more. With the success of Uber, there's...
When Temp Workers Die While Being Taken to the Job, Who's Responsible?
Business  (tags: workers, employment, employees, temps, temporaries, contractors, safety, transportation )

Freya
- 273 days ago - truth-out.org
In treating workers as replaceable units of labor, the temp industry can overlook workers' most basic human needs.
Right-Wing Urban Outfitters Now Asking Employees to Work for Free
Business  (tags: apparel, stores, retail, workers, employment, wages, wage theft )

Freya
- 325 days ago - alternet.org
Over the last few years, Urban Outfitters has become known for three things outside of carrying overpriced clothes that fall apart the first time you wash them. Now the company is asking employees to work for free.
How a Once-Vital Manufacturing Company Betrayed Its Workers and the Community
Business  (tags: metals, industry, steel, workers, unions, jobs, employment, Pennsylvania, greed )

Freya
- 361 days ago - alternet.org
The experience of workers at ATI plants in Western Pennsylvania illustrates the corporationâEUR(TM)s transmutation.
How YouâEUR(TM)re Saving the World By Eating Ben & Jerry's (Really)
Business  (tags: ice cream, employment, convicts, homeless, second chances, good deeds, jobs, Ben and Jerry's )

Freya
- 579 days ago - yahoo.com
In all likelihood, youâEUR(TM)ve probably tasted Greyston Bakery brownies before. That is, if youâEUR(TM)ve ever dug into Ben & JerryâEUR(TM)s flavors such as Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Half Baked, or the ice cream juggernautâEUR(TM)s latest limited-time offering.
10 Words You Should Not Have On Your LinkedIn Profile or Anywhere Else
Business  (tags: americans, business, economy, humans, Linked-In, Job hunt, employment, networking )

Kamia
- 581 days ago - msn.com
Yes, I know. You are a team player, energetic, motivated, passionate and highly-creative. Guess what, so is everyone else. If you are looking to improve both your resume and the networking you do, this article will help make you stand out.
Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 645 days ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
We Are the Most Unequal Society in the Developed World
Business  (tags: economic injustice, wage gap, employment, CEOs, inequality, income )

Freya
- 655 days ago - alternet.org
Americans are virtually blind to the growing gap between CEO pay and the pay of the average worker. As the chart below shows that gap has increased dramatically. In 1965, for every dollar earned by the average worker, CEOs earned $20. By 2012, that gap...
Your Job Contract or Cellphone Agreement May Contain Language That Can Ruin Your Life
Business  (tags: contracts, injustice, restaurants, cell phones, EEOC, workers, employment )

Freya
- 658 days ago - alternet.org
Buried in the terms are clauses requiring you to give up your right to a jury of your peers.
 

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