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It's Past Time For Equal Pay
Business  (tags: women, jobs, employment, discrimination, sexism, economic injustice, pay gap, income disparity, petitions )

Freya
- 58 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Despite the fact that the Equal Pay Act was passed 55 years ago, the gender wage gap still exists and it hurts women of color and mothers the hardest. The good news is that solutions are possible.
End Discrimination From Uber And Lyft Drivers
Business  (tags: rides, ride sharing, bigotry, prejudice, racism, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 90 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
A recently-concluded study revealed that drivers for the popular ridesharing applications Uber and Lyft discriminate against women and people of color.
What Is ALEC's Sexual Harassment Policy?
Business  (tags: sexism, women, bullying, petitions )

Freya
- 123 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A dozen members of the American Legislative Exchange Council stand accused of sexual misconduct, yet ALEC has remained silent.
A Heimlich Maneuver for Stopping Harassers
Business  (tags: workers, women, sexism, restaurants, waitresses, cooks, bullying )

Freya
- 125 days ago - motherjones.com
The #MeToo movement has helped unearth instances of sexual harassment and impropriety at dozens of restaurants across the country, from New York to New Orleans.
Tell the EEOC: We Need the Equal Pay Data Collection
Business  (tags: income, wages, sexism, discrimination, petitions )

Freya
- 126 days ago - act.nwlc.org
It's 2018, but women are still being shortchanged by gender and race wage gaps. Black American women are typically paid 63 cents, Native women 57 cents, and Latinas 54 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.
THE ATLANTIC SHOULD FIRE THIS SEXIST, RACIST MAN
Business  (tags: magazines, periodicals, publishing, bigotry, prejudice, racism, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 138 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
The widely respected and widely read magazine The Atlantic just hired Kevin Williamson - a writer who argued that women who have abortions should be hanged. Williamson also compared a 9-year-old black child to a primate. Really.
How Employers Penalize Women for Being Smart
Business  (tags: sexism, discrimination, prejudice, bigotry, women )

Freya
- 140 days ago - alternet.org
In yet more evidence that oppression is the business model and the entire economy is based on ----ery, a new study finds that being an academic superstar might actually hurt women's job prospects.
When Harassment Is the Price of a Job
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, bigotry, abuse )

Freya
- 187 days ago - thenation.com
As decades of activism meet the #MeToo moment, could the food-service industry be poised for sweeping change?
Petition - Tell the Mainstream Corporate Media: Don't Normalize Trump's Extremism.
Business  (tags: Trump, performance, mainstream media, racism, inappropriate conversations, extremism, sexism, warmongers, dangerous politics, accountability, Corporate Responsibility, propaganda, Prevention of Abuse, ethical concerns, misuse of power )


- 197 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Traditional corporate media outlets have got to do a better job of holding Donald Trump accountable for his unhinged racist extremism. Their bar for Donald Trump's performance is literally so low that he recently got credit for remembering the names...
Racial Discrimination and the Sharing Economy - What Does the Research Tell Us?
Business  (tags: AirBNB, Uber, Lyft, racism, discrimination, bigotry, sexism )

Freya
- 211 days ago - shareable.net
The sharing economy is often lauded for offering opportunities from access to cheaper and more convenient consumption alternatives to new revenue streams for on-demand services. Unfortunately, not everybody stands equal in this emerging economy.
End Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 256 days ago - action.equalitynow.org
The #MeToo social media campaign and the growing list of sexual harassment allegations against powerful men in industry, politics and media highlights the pervasive nature of sexual harassment in the workplace.
Don't Let Walmart Hide Behind ModCloth
Business  (tags: sexism, discrimination, marketing, on-line stores, clothes, fashion, petitions )

Freya
- 256 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
You probably know that Walmart is bad for women. But you might not know that Walmart owns ModCloth, which markets itself as a principled company. ModCloth is known for being body positive, but there's nothing positive about Walmart's policies for women.
Women Are the Majority of Minimum Wage Workers in Every State Except 5
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, sexism, minimum wage )

Freya
- 709 days ago - alternet.org
There exist no shortage of angles one could use to look at the gender wage gap, an issue that deservedly holds the attention of most people pushing for equality.
Racism and Sexism in Today's Advertising World Are a Lot Like the Mad Men Era
Business  (tags: sexism, sexists, racism, advertising, pay inequality )

Freya
- 837 days ago - alternet.org
Even in 2016, racism and sexism are alive and well in advertising.
Stop Up-Charging for Women's Plus-Sized Clothing
Business  (tags: Old Navy, clothing, sexism, lookism, fat shaming, petitions )

Freya
- 1368 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...
 

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