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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
- 1 day 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
- 8 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...
The Waltons Are Robbing America. Workers Are Fighting Back
Business  (tags: business, americans, dishonesty, corporate, humans, marketing, money, lies, labor, law, wal-mart )

Susan
- 13 days ago - blackfridayprotests.org
I support Walmart workers' calls for $15/hr and access to full time hours. If you fail to respond by Black Friday, (November 28th) the biggest shopping day of the year, we will hold massive protests nationwide.
World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
As a UN agency, you'd expect WIPO to lead by example in respecting workers' rights. Instead, WIPO's boss has chosen to sack the staff union's president, who was seen to be a troublemaker.
Tens of Thousands of Walmart Workers Are About to Lose Their Health Insurance -- and It's Good News!
Business  (tags: corruption, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, money, news, investments, lies, law, labor, wal-mart )

Susan
- 21 days ago - vox.com
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced Tuesday that it would no longer offer health insurance benefits to its 26,000 part-time workers Nobody likes losing any kind of benefit at work. But for the particular Walmart workers in this case, the end
Robert Reich on What's Really Destroying the American Middle Class
Business  (tags: usa, politics, labor, economy, Robert Reich, unions, minimum wage )

Lynn
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives believe the economy functions better if the rich have more money and everyone else has less. But they're wrong. It's just the opposite. The real job creators...vast middle class and the poor, whose purchases cause businesses to expand ...
Yo Walmart, Go Subsidize Yourself ~ PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: taxes, wal-mart, politics, labor, abuse, corruption, economy, consumers, ethics, crime )

Beverly
- 25 days ago - other98.com
Every year taxpayers subsidize Walmart - the world's wealthiest corporation - to the tune of $7.8 BILLION!
We're (Almost) #1! Liquid Petroleum Production in the U.S.
Business  (tags: world, technology, society, science, performance, news, humans, environment, technology, government, economy, corporate, business, consumers, labor, marketing, oil, Liquid, petroleum, producer )

Darren
- 25 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The U.S. is on track to become the world's leading liquid petroleum producer.
Support the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions Strike for Democracy! ACTION
Business  (tags: Hong Kong, The Swire Beverages (Coca-Cola) union, HKCTU, business, corporate, labor )

Nancy
- 31 days ago - iuf.org
The HKCTU has been the backbone of the democracy movement, before and following Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Their courageous action deserves the support of trade unions everywhere.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right to Organize
Business  (tags: politics, obama, news, media, workers rights, workers rightslabor, society, labor, news, money, business, corporate, corruption )

Cal
- 45 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In recent years, in state capitols like Madison, Wisconsin, to the halls of Congress in Washington D.C., workers have been under relentless attack by big corporations and their powerful Republican allies.
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 52 days ago - motherjones.com
First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil
Business  (tags: productivity, labor, wages, income, corporations, work, employment, profits, greed )

Freya
- 52 days ago - motherjones.com
Why "efficiency" and "productivity" really mean more profits for corporations and less sanity for you.
How Toronto's Labour Day Parade Began
Business  (tags: march, Labor Day, economy, government, labor, law, money, politics, society, Toronto, parade )

Lone
- 59 days 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
- 59 days 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
- 60 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"?
 

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