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Meet the Abusive "World's Largest Company You'Ve Never Heard Of"
Business  (tags: greed, worker abuse, unions, corporations, wages, income, benefits )

Freya
- 61 days ago - alternet.org
In 2014, after months of negotiating a new contract, Glencore suddenly tossed workers a take-it-or-leave-it offer that would drastically cut wages, increase healthcare costs, and eliminate pensions for new hires.
In Scalia's Absence, Unions Get a Big Supreme Court Win
Business  (tags: teachers, unions, Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia )

Judy
- 115 days ago - usnews.com
The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it had deadlocked on a challenge to organized labor, handing unions a huge win in a case many anticipated would not go in their favor.
Walmart Extremely Aggressive Againt Employee 'Troublemakers"
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, employees, spying, unions, human rights, consumers, labor, jobs, morporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, marketing, society, investors, investments, investing )

Angelus
- 232 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Walmart- the best defense againt unionism is to get rid of the dead weight and truly REWARD and take care of good workers.
'Mind-Blowing Abuse of Power': Walmart Spied on Workers With FBI, Lockheed Martin's Help
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Walmart, Fight for 15, Unions, Labor, Workers, People Power )

Judy
- 240 days ago - commondreams.org
Newly released documents show retail giant used 'every deceptive tactic under the sun' to keep tabs on pro-union employees.
NLRB Rules Against Target in Brooklyn Union Case
Business  (tags: unions, good )

David
- 258 days ago - startribune.com
Maybe this is a first step in strengthening unions in the USA again?!
How a Once-Vital Manufacturing Company Betrayed Its Workers and the Community
Business  (tags: metals, industry, steel, workers, unions, jobs, employment, Pennsylvania, greed )

Freya
- 324 days ago - alternet.org
The experience of workers at ATI plants in Western Pennsylvania illustrates the corporationâEUR(TM)s transmutation.
MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP
Business  (tags: Ed Schultz, MSNBC, TPP, economic inequality, unions )

Judy
- 364 days ago - alternet.org
Schultz covered the issue more often than the rest of the network's programs combined.
Inequality Can Be Addressed Only If We Start Talking About the 'Working Class'
Business  (tags: inequality, class in America, working class, unions, U.S., Canada )

Judy
- 372 days ago - theconversation.com
Some might dismiss this as mere semantics, but the absence of a robust discussion of class has real costs. Consider what has happened to US labor unions.
Tenn. GOPer Slams Volkswagen: Creating 200,000 Jobs Is 'Intentionally' a 'Magnet for Unionized Labor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: Americans, workers, labor force, UAW, ethics, corporate, business, consumers, unions, organized labor, Tennesse, economy, government, money, humans, politics )

Carrie
- 492 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, Watson told the state Senate Commerce Committee that approving $165.8 million in tax incentives for Volkswagen was dangerous because unions could change the "culture" of Tennessee.
World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 653 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
As a UN agency, you'd expect WIPO to lead by example in respecting workers' rights. Instead, WIPO's boss has chosen to sack the staff union's president, who was seen to be a troublemaker.
Robert Reich on What's Really Destroying the American Middle Class
Business  (tags: usa, politics, labor, economy, Robert Reich, unions, minimum wage )

Lynn
- 655 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives believe the economy functions better if the rich have more money and everyone else has less. But they're wrong. It's just the opposite. The real job creators...vast middle class and the poor, whose purchases cause businesses to expand ...
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 684 days ago - motherjones.com
First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
URGENT: Protect Farmworkers Organizing on Your Contract Farms ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, contract farms, unions, Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco Internationalorganizing la )

Nancy
- 730 days ago - act.aflcio.org
Call on all tobacco manufacturers, especially Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco International, to change this outrageous behavior of threats and violence.
KFC Thailand Harasses Workers for Attending IUF Meeting ACTION
Business  (tags: Thailand, unions, labor, Yum! Brands, money, corporate, world )

Nancy
- 794 days ago - iuf.org
This harassment spanning three years demonstrates that Yum! Restaurant International (Thailand) does not recognize and respect the human right to freedom of association and collective bargaining and is in breach of its obligations under the OECD Guide...
Report: North Dakota Has Highest Rate of Worker Deaths
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, death, dishonesty, environment, government, labor, law, lies, oil, politics, society, Unions )

Kit
- 803 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Deaths more than double amid oil boom; labor federation report blames lax regulations, OSHA underfunding.
 

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