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PETITION - End Rampant Wage Theft and Compensate Victimized Workers
Business  (tags: wage theft, victimized workers, cheating, paycheck fairness act, wage recovery act, exploitative labor practices, prevention, fairness )

Sabine
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Companies across America have been stealing huge sums of worker wages with only paltry legal repercussions for far too long. For example, in the year 2011, workers in California and New York were cheated out of $1.7 billion from their paychecks.
PETITION - Protect Workers From Chemicals Linked to Dangerous Lung Disease
Business  (tags: coffee roasting, health risks, lung disease, prevention of deseases, proper care, working conditions, toxic chemicals, prevention, stronger protection, responsibility )

Sabine
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
A federal investigation of two coffee roasting companies has found high levels of two extremely toxic chemicals that can cause a deadly lung disease. These chemicals are naturally created and released into the air during the roasting and grinding of...
Petition: Method to Modify the Auto Industry's Front End to Save 3% of All OIL.
Business  (tags: Car Industry News, oil usage, sustainable sourcing, responsible attitudes, Climate Action, alternative methods, changing the system, prevention, reduction targets )

Sabine
- 45 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We can conserve fuel even on large cars and trucks built today with this patented method of making the front end around the radiator more aerodynamically efficient design. We need to show the auto industry that the method would be accepted as marketable
PETITION - Stop the Dangerous, High-Speed Slaughtering of Animals
Business  (tags: high speed slaughtering, unethical treatment, huge suffering, barbaric animal cruelty, compassion over killing, risks, contamination, Food Safety, respectful treatment, working conditions, safety for all, stronger regulations, prevention )

Sabine
- 47 days ago - act.credoaction.com
As Americans' pork consumption grows,1 pork producers across the country are looking to cash in on this multi-billion dollar industry, while putting workers, the environment, and public health at huge risk - and submitting animals to added cruelty.
PETITION - Join the Battle for Net Neutrality
Business  (tags: computers, customers, net neutrality, fast lanes, broadband market, monopolies, fast streaming, limited access, freedoms, prevention )

Sabine
- 48 days ago - battleforthenet.com
AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Comcast are trying to sneak past Net Neutrality rules. They're imposing bogus data caps (with throttling & fees if you hit the cap) and exempting some services from those caps... but not others. It's just as bad as the fast lan
PETITION - Pledge Not to Eat Slave Labor Shrimp
Business  (tags: shrimp trade, shrimp farming, working conditions, Workers' rights, exploitation of workers, modern slavery, unethical practices, consumers, responsible behaviour, prevention, protection laws )

Sabine
- 68 days ago - seaturtles.org
Investigations by the Associated Press (AP) recently revealed that U.S. supermarkets and restaurants are selling shrimp that is peeled by slaves. Some of the conditions these shrimp peelers endure include emotional and physical abuse, being locked...
PETITION - Tell the Senate: Stop the DARK Act!
Business  (tags: DARK act, Big Food, GMO Labeling, Food Safety, right to know, dishonesty, Transparency, responsibility, prevention, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 72 days ago - action.ewg.org
Since the Deny Americans the Right to Know - or DARK - Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last year, Big Food and its allies in Congress are running against the clock to get it through the Senate next. And it could be introduced ANY DAY.
PETITION - Tell Congress to Stop the TPP
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, congress, bad business, Food Safety, small farmers, health care, jobs, dishonesty, Corporate power, ethics, politics, protection, prevention, responsibility )

Sabine
- 76 days ago - panna.org
President Obama just signed the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, and sent it along to Congress for review. This treaty is a very bad idea. If approved, it would roll back hard-fought protections for food safety,...
PETITION - Gap Must Stop Using Suppliers That Abuse Garment Workers
Business  (tags: worker exploitation, fair pay, freedoms, Migrant Workers, mistreatment, working conditions, garment workers, human right issues, Workers rights, corruption, dishonesty, corporate greed, prevention, protection laws )

Sabine
- 86 days ago - forcechange.com
The NGO India Committee of the Netherlands released a report that shows the horrendous extent of mistreatment occurring against garment workers, who are mostly young migrant girls. Garment workers in Bangalore, India are paid a measly $80 - $100 monthly,
Activists Increasingly Face Dirty Tricks By Food Industry @Alternet
Business  (tags: risks, safety, prevention, food, diet, health, protection, habitat, cruelty, environment, animalcruelty )

Wilde
- 122 days ago - alternet.org
With greater awareness comes more PR headaches for Big Food.Officially, Big Food is not worried about the small number of "fringe" food activists who object to cruel, unhealthful and environmentally destructive products. But unofficially, it is a differen
Petition: Urge PM Trudeau to Cancel the Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia
Business  (tags: weapons sales, Armoured Vehicles, Saudi Arabia, arms trade, bad business, proliferation, military type weapons, prevention, politics, responsibility )

Sabine
- 135 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government signed a $14.8 billion deal to trade Light Armoured Vehicles to Saudi Arabia - one of the worst human rights violators. With the new Liberal government we have an opportunity to stop the funding of violent and militaristic...
PETITION - Tell Congress: Stand Strong for GMO Labeling
Business  (tags: GMO Labeling, Big Food, lobbyists, lawmakers, Food Safety, healthy food, responsibility, corporate interests, bad business, politics, ethics, right to know, prevention, protection )

Sabine
- 136 days ago - act.foodpolicyaction.com
Right now, Big Food lobbyists are pressuring lawmakers to include a dangerous provision into a must-pass spending bill to prohibit GMO labeling at the state level. If this anti-GMO labeling language is slipped in, all of our hard work over the last...
PETITION - TTIP Will Keep Us Hooked on Fossil Fuels
Business  (tags: TTIP, trade deals, corporate interests, European Commission, European Parliament, corporate lobbyists, Fossil fuel Imports, politics, responsibility, dishonesty, prevention, protection, greedy business, big polluters )

Sabine
- 137 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Corporations are talking a lot about climate action these days, but behind the scenes they are fighting for a trade deal called TTIP that's designed to protect corporate interests above all else - and to hell with the planet.
PETITION - Stop Child Labor on Tobacco Farms
Business  (tags: Child Labor, exploitation, bad business practices, toxic pesticides, hazardous conditions, nicotine, ethics, prevention, stronger protection laws )

Sabine
- 140 days ago - forcechange.com
Tobacco companies are allowing teen workers to be exposed to hazardous work conditions. A new report suggests that young laborers endure long hours, nicotine exposure, toxic pesticides and severe heat. Children that aren't old enough to buy tobacco...
Facebook Needs to Close Cat Punting Page Immediately! Take Action Now!
Business  (tags: bad business practices, ethics, empathy, barbaric sadistic animal cruelty, platform for evil doings, brutality, dangerous exymples, humanity, Animal Welfare, prevention, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 177 days ago - yousignanimals.org
The creators of the page are proud to announce that despite of hundreds of reports to Facebook, their page is still up. On the other hand, admins claim they will be looking into creating other thematic pages, such as a page dedicated to...
 

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