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World Intellectual Property Organization Fires Staff Union President ACTION
Business  (tags: World Intellectual Property Organization, corporate, whistle blower, unions, labor, business )

Nancy
- 11 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
- 13 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 ...
Jobs and the Planet: Is It Really Either/or?
Business  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Movement, Unions, Jobs, Mobilization, People's Climate March )

Brian
- 31 days ago - socialistworker.org
"There is reason for optimism as more unions shift their positions on environmental questions. "
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 42 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
- 88 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
- 151 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
- 160 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Deaths more than double amid oil boom; labor federation report blames lax regulations, OSHA underfunding.
The "Middle Class" Myth: Here's Why Wages Are Really So Low Today
Business  (tags: wages, poverty, middle class, unions )

Freya
- 288 days ago - salon.com
Want to understand the failures of the "free market" and the key to getting a decent wage? Here's the real story.
Debunking Wal-Mart's Latest Lie: Unions Paid $50 to Anyone Who Protested
Business  (tags: : Wal-Mart, Unions, Labor, nlrb, law, Crime, retaliation, Media )

Judy
- 324 days ago - salon.com
The retail giant blatantly distorts a government memo and an LA Times article to smear today's protests
Scalia's Chance to Smash Unions: The Huge Under-the-Radar Case
Business  (tags: Supreme Court, Unions, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, The Labor Movement, Benjamin Sachs, UNITE HERE, SEIU, Fast food, deals, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 339 days ago - salon.com
A Supreme Court case being argued Wednesday could take away a tactic that's kept unions alive
Bring Those Jobs Home - This Company Did! - Video
Business  (tags: americans, business, consumers, economy, Entrepreneurs, labor, marketing, money, society, Unions )

Kit
- 387 days ago - youtu.be
Corporate America, You've Officially Been Schooled - In this novel approach, jobs are actually brought back from China, and everybody works together to build a better company here in the United States, while making a good living at the same time.
AFL-CIO LA Convention: Labor's Days in La La Land
Business  (tags: Labor, unions, collective bargaining, AFL-CIO, convention, Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers, Affordable Care Act )

Brian
- 394 days ago - socialistworker.org
Missing from the festivities last week in LA was much-needed focus on successful strategies for defending and revitalizing labor's existing membership base.
Indiana Judge: Right-To-Work Law Violates State Constitution
Business  (tags: Indiana, "right-to-work, " anti-union, unconstitutional, unions, collective bargaining, workers, workers rights, labor )

Brian
- 404 days ago - livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com
Judge John Sedia of the Lake Superior Court said that the right-to-work law illegally requires unions to represent workers even if the workers do not pay union dues. Sedia said the prohibition and penalties for collecting union dues was unconstitutional.
Canada: Billions in Profit, Cuts for Local Workers, Scab-Brewed Beer for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians! ACTION
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, money, labor, Canada, unions, Labatt, breweries, Anheuser- Busch )

Nancy
- 444 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
The war to set global labour standards in the brewing industry is being fought in the Canadian city of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On one side, the Canadian division of the world's largest (and very profitable) brewing corporation, Anheuser-
Mushroom Clouds Over Texas, 500 Deaths in Bangladesh -- THAT'S Why We Need Unions
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, money, Unions )

Jason
- 533 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
News reports tell us that more than 500 people have now died and more than 2,500 were injured in Savar, Bangladesh, while the toll in West, Texas stands at 15 dead and over 200 injured. Behind these two disasters is a common thread of greed
 

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