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Netflix: Extend Your New Parental Leave to All Employees: PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: human rights, business, ethics, politics )

- 52 days ago -
Will you tell Netflix to extend its new parental leave policy to ALL workers?
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

- 143 days ago -
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

- 182 days ago -
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
Fair Employment Champion Urges Lower Protection for Palestinian Workers Than Israeli Law
Business  (tags: American businesses, 'Holy Land Principles', safety, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, corporate, corruption, abuse, labor, law, lies, ethics, dishonesty, humans, politics, society, news, money )

Carrie He
- 189 days ago -
Shareholders of three firms ~ GE, Corning and Intel ~ are scheduled to vote during April and May on whether or not they should approve the so-called Holy Land Principles.
Sign the Petition to Newmont Mining, Demanding That the Corporation Leave MáXima and Her Neighbours in Peace!
Business  (tags: Mining Industry, Gold mining, bad business, Habitat Destruction, farming families, farming, environment, pollution, Human Rights )

- 190 days ago -
Máxima Acuña de Chaupe has been fighting for years to save her land and her community. Newmont Mining is determined to destroy both for a massive, open-pit gold mine - which would drain four mountain lakes in an arid farming region.
Kenya: Truckers Held at Gunpoint for Protesting Over 24 Hour Shifts ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, Tarek Sultan, Kenya, abuse, Agility, truck drivers, labor, business )

- 193 days ago -
Over the weekend truck drivers in Kenya working for Agility global integrated logistics were beaten, abducted at gunpoint and forced to drive their trucks to a company workshop.
DonâEUR(TM)t Tarnish Your Love With Rio TintoâEUR(TM)s Dirty Diamonds and Gold! ACTION
Business  (tags: dirty gold, mining practices, Signet, Kay, Jared, Ernest Jones, money, human rights, labor, ecosystems )

- 238 days ago -
With global sales of US $6 billion annually, SignetâEUR(TM)s 1,400 Kay and Jared jewellery shops are in every US State, 1,600 Zales stores are throughout the US and Canada, and 500 H. Samuel and Ernest Jones shops are visible on UK high streets.
Racist McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Bosses FIRE 10 Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: racism, McDonald's, Virginia, human rights, business, corporate, money, consumers )

- 252 days ago -
Today, I'm filing suit against McDonald's, along with 9 of my former coworkers, for firing us on racist grounds. Will you stand with us?
In Landslide, UCLA Student Govt Votes to Divest From Israeli Occupation
Business  (tags: americans, BDS, boycott, divest, sanctions-Israel, UCLA, ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, OF PALESTINE, apartheid Israel, human rights, end the siege of Gaza-occupation, corporate, cover-up, money, investments, finance, news, usa, consumers, economy, technology )

- 315 days ago -
Last night the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) undergraduate student government voted 8-2-2 to pass a resolution calling on the university to divest from companies profiting from Israeli human rights abuses and occupation of the West Bank
End Forced Labour and Abuse of Migrant Workers in South Korea ACTION
Business  (tags: abuse of migrant workers, South Korea, labor, corruption, business, money, human rights, freedoms, world )

- 340 days ago -
Imagine your food being produced by migrant agricultural workers who are trafficked and work in forced labour conditions. It's what's happening in South Korea. Help us stand by those who grow food and rear animals by taking action to pressure the South...
Support L.A. City Council Resolution Backing Gerawan Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, labor, Gerawan, UFW, human rights, farmer's rights )

- 347 days ago -
Even as state prosecutors press their case before a judge at a Fresno hearing over charges of flagrant labor law violations by Gerawan Farming Inc., hundreds of Gerawan workers from Fresno County and L.A. supporters will press at City Hall for this...
Tell Walmart: Don't Take Away Employee Health Insurance - ForceChange
Business  (tags: wal-mart, abuse, ethics, human rights, health care, Workers rights )

- 353 days ago -
Please sign this petition to demand that Walmart give back the basic right of health care to the employees that it relies on to continue running.
Walmart, Costco Tied to Slave Labor in Shrimp Industry
Business  (tags: Asia, Employment, Europe, Human rights, Prices, Retail, Scandal, Trade, USA )

- 479 days ago -
The world's largest shrimp farmer gets fishmeal used to feed its crop from supplier that use slave labor, according to a new investigative report. It then sells its farm-raised shrimp to food retail giants, including Walmart and Costco in the US.
What In The Devil's Going On In Tasmania?
Business  (tags: Tasmania, heritage, Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia, Corruption, Dictator, Human rights, Sarawak Politics, Save Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, subsidies, family, interests, politics, loss-making )

- 505 days ago -
So, how come the Australians are being such mugs, supporting this 'loss-making' venture that is ripping out Tasmania's own heritage forests as well? It comes down to politics rather than economics, of course.

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