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Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 10 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
Business  (tags: Wall Street, petitions, reform, Congress, bills )

Freya
- 35 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
Raise the Minimum Wage for Servers!
Business  (tags: wages, servers, minimum wage, income, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 39 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 1991, the minimum wage for servers was $2.13 an hour. Fourteen years later, it is still at that level. Servers have to pay taxes on their pitiful earnings, so often their only real income is from tips.
TAFTA's Toxic Provisions Would Cost Taxpayers
Business  (tags: TAFTA, petitions, hazardous chemicals, taxes, taxpayers, injustice, trade agreements, Rootstrikers )

Freya
- 60 days ago - vk.rootstrikers.org
A new free trade deal could punish states for having laws that keep dangerous chemicals out of consumer products. The Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) includes provisions that would let European companies file suit against states that have...
Stop the State Department From Honoring Chevron
Business  (tags: Chevron, awards, petitions, Big Oil, pollution )

Freya
- 87 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
- 87 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
- 93 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
- 102 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
- 106 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
- 107 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
- 107 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
- 113 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
- 116 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
- 160 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
- 196 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.
 

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