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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
- 28 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
- 54 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
- 61 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
- 67 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
- 123 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
- 192 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
- 219 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
- 225 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
- 229 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
- 259 days ago - rt.com
Unbeknownst to the wider world, two enormous trade deals have been in the works for the past several years.
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 318 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
End Walmart's Attempt to Suppress Basic Workers' Rights
Business  (tags: wal-mart, ethics, abuse, human rights )

Teresa
- 526 days ago - youpower.democracyforamerica.com
I call on you to publicly urge Walmart to immediately reinstate Walmart worker Barbara Collins and her coworkers. They were illegally fired for simply standing up for better jobs and a better life.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Darden, the Owner of Red Lobster and Olive Garden, to Let Sick Employees Stay Home.
Business  (tags: health, environment, disease, prevention, labor abuse, human rights, health abuse, unsanitary conditions, economy, business, corporate, abuse, politics, labor, society, corruption, ethics, news )

Cal
- 712 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Darden, the massive conglomerate that owns Olive Garden and Red Lobster, doesn't offer its workers paid sick days, even though studies show that two thirds of workers who don't get time off to recover come to work sick.
What Exactly Is A U.S. Corporation?
Business  (tags: politics, oil, law, money, abuse, death, human rights, corporate, business, dishonesty, finance, ethics, government, investors, investments, labor, humans, world, usa )

JL
- 777 days ago - forbes.com
Yet when it comes to the law, Shell hides behind the legal fiction that an entity in another part of the world is somehow not related to its ventures in the United States when both are firmly integrated into a global network of operations.
Does Anything Go in Corporate Litigation?
Business  (tags: shell, SCOTUS, human rights, usa, world, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, finance, ethics, government, investments, humans, investing, law, politics, society, money )

JL
- 777 days ago - earthrights.org
concluding that whatever the legal merits of their position in Kiobel, the dishonest tactics and dishonorable goals of Shell and its legal team risk destroying their reputation and dashing society's expectations of ethical conduct.
 

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