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Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Chevron - the massive oil and natural gas company with a deadly and toxic legacy around the globe - could be honored by the U.S. State Department next week for its "corporate excellence."
Shareholders United: Ask Your State Legislature to Rein in Corporate Election Dollars
Business  (tags: petitions, corporations, elections, political contributions, corruption )

Freya
- 20 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Every corporation based in your state could be seriously restricted or even stopped in its spending on elections, including federal elections.
Help End Georgia's Antiquated Beer Laws
Business  (tags: beer, alcohol, Georgia, petitions )

Freya
- 26 days ago - gabeerjobs.com
Georgia's craft beer industry needs your help! We are hoping to modernize Georgia's laws during the 2015 legislative session to get our state competitive in the southeast and the rest of the country.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 35 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Help Rein in Runaway Wall Street Pay
Business  (tags: corporations, CEOs, pay, income, petitions )

Freya
- 38 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
Stop Up-Charging for Women's Plus-Sized Clothing
Business  (tags: Old Navy, clothing, sexism, lookism, fat shaming, petitions )

Freya
- 39 days ago - change.org
Every woman knows how hard it is to find a good pair of jeans: a pair that is the right fit at the right price. That's why I was shocked when, during a recent visit to Old Navy's website, I noticed that they were charging $12-$15 more for plus-sized...
Target: Stay Closed on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: petitions, retail, holidays, workers, Target, Thanksgiving, shopping )

Freya
- 39 days ago - change.org
Every year, the store hours for "Black Friday" becomes earlier and earlier that it takes away from family time for both employees and customers. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family; it isn't for deals, savings, and money.
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign to Destroy Rooftop Solar
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, Walmart, petitions, solar, renewable energy, rooftop solar, smear campaigns, propaganda )

Freya
- 45 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Walmart is well-known for exploiting its workers and squeezing its suppliers. But what few know is that, in an audacious new move, the Walton family has unleashed its immense resources on a campaign attacking rooftop solar in the United States.
Not Even Able to Take a Lunch Break
Business  (tags: dairies, Darigold, Kroger, workers' rights, United Farm Workers, UFW, petitions, lunch breaks )

Freya
- 49 days ago - action.ufw.org
A lunch break is one of these basic rights we take for granted -- right? That's not what this Darigold worker and his fiancé reported. Many times the only way "Juan" managed to eat during his shift was when his fiancé, "Lucia" came to the dairy and...
Fight for $15 An Hour Home Care
Business  (tags: petitions, minimum wage, health care, workers, employees, home care )

Freya
- 92 days ago - fightfor15homecare.org
Home care workers all across the country struggle to make basic ends meet while doing some of the most important work there is: caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. That's why we're fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour for home
Stop the Comcast-TimeWarner Merger
Business  (tags: Time-Warner, Comcast, mergers, petitions, communication, Internet )

Freya
- 128 days ago - act.credoaction.com
There probably aren't very many Americans who think that Comcast -- the nation's largest cable and Internet company -- should be even bigger and even more powerful than it already is.
Sign the Petition: Crack Down on Tax-Dodging Corporations
Business  (tags: Walgreens, taxes, loopholes, corporations, tax dodgers, tax dodging, petitions )

Freya
- 130 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Walgreens made international headlines recently when it considered using a loophole called tax inversion to dodge billions of dollars in taxes.
Tell Congress: Protect Americans, Not Big Banks
Business  (tags: banks, regulation, petitions )

Freya
- 143 days ago - signforgood.com
For half a century, the Glass-Steagall Act maintained a stable banking system and a thriving middle class in the United States. But in 1999, Congress repealed it, handing a free ticket to big banks using our money for their risky investments.
Tell Walgreens: Don't Desert America
Business  (tags: Walgreens, taxes, cheating, petitions )

Freya
- 145 days ago - dontdesertamerica.com
Walgreens is trying to merge with Swiss corporation Alliance Boots, for one big reason: It can then change its headquarters address to Switzerland - a known tax haven - and get out of paying as much as $4 billion in U.S. taxes over the next five years.
Stop the Wall Street Schmooze!
Business  (tags: lobbying, petitions, economy, banks, Wall Street, economics )

Freya
- 184 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
The big banks and financial services industry are at it again, trying to undermine reforms we passed to prevent another economic meltdown. They're pushing a package of bills that will tie up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in so much red tape
 

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