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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
- 17 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
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 )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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 )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
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 )

Nancy
- 50 days ago - industriall-union.org
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 )

Nancy
- 63 days ago - lowpayisnotok.org
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 )

Jess
- 126 days ago - mondoweiss.net
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 )

Nancy
- 152 days ago - campaigns.amnesty.org
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 )

Nancy
- 159 days ago - action.ufw.org
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 )

Beverly
- 165 days ago - forcechange.com
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.
Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade Agreements
Business  (tags: TPP, TTIP, TAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade, Investment Partnership, International Trade, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation, Human Rights, Environment, National Sovereignty )

Brian
- 221 days ago - truth-out.org
"The TPP and TAFTA represent a new era of deception and back-room dealing to pass laws that have nothing to do with trade, but that hand even greater power to multinational corporations to profit from everything no matter the consequences..."
Walmart, Costco Tied to Slave Labor in Shrimp Industry
Business  (tags: Asia, Employment, Europe, Human rights, Prices, Retail, Scandal, Trade, USA )

Ray
- 290 days ago - rt.com
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 )

Evelyn
- 317 days ago - hornbillunleashed.wordpress.com
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.
Amazon.Com Violating the Law and Human Rights!
Business  (tags: business, corporate, Amazon.com, Human Rights )

Sarah
- 323 days ago - bit.ly
Denying your employees lunch break and thinking you can get away with it - that is just not right. Those people are working under continuous stress and torture.
Salary of McDonald's CEO Should Be Slashed, Activist Shareholders Say
Business  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Human rights, Law, Protest, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 327 days ago - rt.com
The salary of McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson should be slashed by the company's Board of Directors due to the chain's poor performance and the vast difference between his wage and the paychecks of average workers, activist shareholders have said.
Pyrrhic Victory for Whistleblowers on Transatlantic Trade Agreement
Business  (tags: EU, Economy, Hacking, Human rights, Information Technology, Internet, Law, Markets, Politics, Trade, USA )

Ray
- 357 days ago - rt.com
Unbeknownst to the wider world, two enormous trade deals have been in the works for the past several years.
 

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