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Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers rights, petitions )

Freya
- 25 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Over the last year, Trump and Republican lawmakers ignored policies to help working people in favor of corporate interests and shallow talking points - including Trump's abandonment of overtime protections for millions of working class families.
Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: income, pay, wages, economic justice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 47 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 2016, the Department of Labor strengthened requirements for employers to pay workers overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. Unfortunately, powerful business interests attacked this long-overdue update.
Tell Congress: Support the Port Drivers' Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, pay, wage theft, greed, exploitation, economic injustice, transportation, petitions )

Freya
- 205 days ago - act.democrataction.com
For too long, port drivers who deliver the world to our shores have been subject to abuses and wage theft, while corporations profit off their hard work. These working class heroes have marched, sued their companies for breaking the law and gone on strike
Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

Freya
- 419 days ago - alternet.org
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back
Business  (tags: workers, wages, strikes, pay, income, benefits )

Freya
- 760 days ago - alternet.org
Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 789 days ago - act.rocunited.org
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
BILLIONAIRE NICK HANAUER MAKES THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR A LIVING WAGE
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wages, income, workers, employees, pay )

Freya
- 1029 days ago - ifyouonlynews.com
"When wages go up, employment goes down." This so-called theory is presented by industry and the economists we employ, as if it is an immutable law of physics describing the real world. The focus of my testimony this morning is to show that it is not.
Why Corporate Fat Cats' Complaints About Overtime Pay Ring Hollow
Business  (tags: wages, overtime, pay, economic justice )

Freya
- 1048 days ago - alternet.org
A well-run firm could find money to compensate employees who devote extra hours to ensure the place keeps humming.
CEO Pay at US's Largest Companies Up 54% Since Recovery Began in 2009
Business  (tags: corporations, companies, CEOs, wages, pay, income disparity )

Freya
- 1059 days ago - theguardian.com
According to the latest annual survey by the Economic Policy Institute, CEOs at the 350 largest companies in the country pocketed an average of $16.3m in compensation each last year. ThatâEUR(TM)s up 3.9% from 2013, and a whopping gain of 54.3% since...
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay
Business  (tags: corporations, CEOs, pay, income, petitions )

Freya
- 1281 days ago - action.civilrights.org
In the runup to the financial crisis, Wall Street bosses were lavishly rewarded for the reckless bets that pushed our economy off a cliff. The Dodd-Frank banking reform law that passed in 2010 was supposed to fix this -- but the critical regulations still
Vote NO on Ratifying Huge CEO Pay at McDonald's
Business  (tags: McDonald's, petitions, wages, pay, CEOs )

Freya
- 1469 days ago - action.sumofus.org
In 2012, McDonald's two CEOs took home 2,048 times the average fast food worker's earnings for the year. It's destabilizing the entire economy, as workers and their families are feeling the crunch every time they go grocery shopping or pay a phone bill.
It's Time to Pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, minimum wage, petitions )

Freya
- 1570 days ago - action.usaction.org
President Obama made it clear: America deserves a raise. It's time for Congress to ensure hard working Americans receive decent wages. Sign our petition supporting the Fair Minimum Wage Act.
Higher Pay For A Stronger New York! ACTION
Business  (tags: economy, labor, money, pay, minimum wage, big business, ethics, children, family )

Nancy
- 1872 days ago - fastfoodforward.org
We're united in the fight for a higher wage, so we can afford the food, clothing, and housing our families need and deserve. Boosting pay for our jobs will allow us to put more money into the economy. Join us.
Sign Petition: Paid Parental Leave -- Urge Senators to Support This First Step
Business  (tags: women, workers, pay, family, medical, parental, paid, leave, act, pregnant, baby, birth, adoption, child, care, culture, business, americans, corporate, ethics, money, economy, society )

Tom
- 3260 days ago - change.org
The Paid Parental Leave Act addresses ensures that parents can spend at least four weeks at home with a new child without suffering devastating financial consequences. Workers should not be forced to choose between their mortgage and their new child.
Sign Petition: Tell Congress to Pass the Healthy Families Act
Business  (tags: business, americans, economy, corporate, money, health, protection, jobs, sick, pay, society, culture, law, government )

Tom
- 3285 days ago - change.org
The Centers for Disease Control gives good advice to stay home if you're sick. Unfortunately nearly half of private sector workers in the United States don't have a single paid sick day. For them staying home means losing pay and perhaps losing their job.
 

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