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How Toronto's Labour Day Parade Began
Business  (tags: march, Labor Day, economy, government, labor, law, money, politics, society, Toronto, parade )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - thestar.com
In 1872, 10,000 people took to Toronto's streets to fight for a nine-hour workday. And labour leaders say there's still a reason to walk.
The True Meaning of Labor Day
Business  (tags: Labor Day, workers, usa, americans, society, politics, labor )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
For America's workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It's a reminder of the struggles we have won--and those that lie ahead.
Are Companies That Value Employees More Successful?
Business  (tags: goodjobs, good companies, best companies to work for, news, economy, business, politics, labor, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
For those of us heading back to work Tuesday, you might take note of the 10 million unemployed Americans who wish they could join you. We all want a good job. But what defines "good"?
Abercrombie & Fitch's Downward Spiral Hits 10 Straight Quarters
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, finance, money, marketing, investments, debt, consumers, business, society, labor )

Wild
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Aug 28 (Reuters) - Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co's same-store sales declined for the tenth straight quarter as it struggled to attract customers who held back discretionary spending amid wage cuts and fewer jobs.
Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 4 days ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Gerawan Foreman Ordered Pesticide Applicator to Lie After Workers Get Sick PETITION!!
Business  (tags: farm workers, society, safety, protection, pollution, healthconditions, healthconditions, sadness, safety, news, interesting, law, humans, police, ethics, labor, corruption, lies )

Robert
- 5 days ago - action.ufw.org
When it comes to pesticide safety we work hard to create laws and regulations to protect both consumers and workers who labor in the fields. But what happens when the people we trust to respect the law lie?
America Keeps People Poor on Purpose: A Timeline of Choices We'Ve Made to Increase Inequality
Business  (tags: money, humans, ethics, economy, corporate, dishonesty, labor, investments, foreclosures, finance, politics, society, corruption )

Wild
- 8 days ago - nationofchange.org
This is how corporate control took over our economy. Sad, but true. (Easy Street gets more treats)
Brazil to Encourage Local Solar Equipment With Cheaper Loans // Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: Brazil, americans, business, consumers, corporate, Entrepreneurs, environment, energy, labor, investing, sustainable development, world )

Ruth
- 17 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
"In an effort to spur a domestic solar manufacturing industry, the country is rewarding developers using locally-made equipment with better financing."Developers will be able to finance as much as 65 percent of their projects with funds from the BNDES's'!
10 Things People Have No Clue Are Inside Meat | True Activist
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, farming, humans, labor, law, lies, money, society )

Heidi
- 29 days ago - trueactivist.com
This is why I do my research after the diagnose with MRSA. This why I stand up to processed and fast foods.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 U.S. Installs 723 MW of Solar PV in Q1 2013, According to New U.S. Solar Market Insight Report
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, investing, labor, society, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 31 days ago - seia.org
'This quarter's report finds that the U.S. installed 723 megawatts (MW) in Q1 2013, which accounted for over 48 percent of all new electric capacity installed in the U.S. last quarter.'
Flexible Grid The Key To A Clean Energy Future Arno Harris Sunday, August 11, 2013
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, GoodNews, investing, labor, marketing, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, world )

Ruth
- 31 days ago - seia.org
"Huge progress on costs has made renewables like wind and solar affordable and competitive. As a result, wind and solar are now two of the top three sources of new power generation planned by utilities."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Samsung to Put An End to Worker Abuse
Business  (tags: workers rights exploitation, Samsung, corporate, corruption, business, abuse, americans, money, world, labor, lies, ethics )

Cal
- 41 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Hold Samsung accountable so that no more workers are mistreated or endangered while making Samsung's products.
Britain's Biggest Trade Union Slams Israeli Apartheid, Commits to BDS Campaigning
Business  (tags: U.K., UNITE, news, BDS, world, apartheid state regime, Israeli state oppression, crimes against Palestinians, discrimination-racism, investments, money, ethics, Entrepreneurs, labor, law, world )

Jess
- 58 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Unite, Britain's biggest trade union, has slammed Israel as "guilty of the crime of apartheid" and committed itself to BDS campaigning.
Mekorot and Other Corporate Giants Go on on Trial for Human Rights Abuses in Geneva
Business  (tags: world, TNC. Mekorot, human rights abuses. lies, media, GenevaSustainableDevelopment, news, energy, corporate, business, abuse, ethics, politics, dishonesty, labor, marketing, investors )

Jess
- 61 days ago - stopthewall.org
Eight transnational corporations (TNC), including the Israeli national wate rcompany Mekoort, have gone on trial on Monday in Geneva for the human rights violations they have committed around the world.
Hobby Lobby's Hypocrisy: The Company's Retirement Plan Invests in Contraception Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Hobby Lobby, war on women, business, corporate, contraceptives, law, government, investors, investing, ethics, lies, labor, investments, money )

Carrie
- 62 days ago - motherjones.com
When Hobby Lobby filed its case against Obamacare's contraception mandate, its retirement plan had more than $73 million invested in funds with stakes in contraception makers.
 

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