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Tell Congress: Support the Port Drivers' Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, pay, wage theft, greed, exploitation, economic injustice, transportation, petitions )

Freya
- 44 days ago - act.democrataction.com
For too long, port drivers who deliver the world to our shores have been subject to abuses and wage theft, while corporations profit off their hard work. These working class heroes have marched, sued their companies for breaking the law and gone on strike
Bosses Steal a Staggering Amount From Their Employees
Business  (tags: wage theft, employee, employer, bosses steal, labor laws )

Dandelion
- 230 days ago - attn.com
When an employee is caught stealing from a boss, the consequences are often swift, and with at-will employment, not subject to appeal. When a boss steals from an employee, however, it is a bit more complicated.
Trump's Wealth Built on Stiffing Scores of Contractors, Businesses and Employees for Years, Report Finds
Business  (tags: Donald Trump, wages, income, workers, cheating, wage theft )

Freya
- 548 days ago - alternet.org
A major investigation by USA Today has revealed one of the sordid secrets to the profit making in Trump's business empire: don't pay your bills in full, whether from small businesses, contractors or even the lawyers you've hired to stonewall them.
It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 578 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
17 of the Worst Corporate Crimes of 2015
Business  (tags: pollution, corporations, greed, safety, bribery, lobbying, wage theft )

Freya
- 717 days ago - alternet.org
The ongoing corporate crime wave showed no signs of abating in 2015. BP paid a record $20 billion to settle the remaining civil charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and VW is facing perhaps even greater liability in connection with its...
Right-Wing Urban Outfitters Now Asking Employees to Work for Free
Business  (tags: apparel, stores, retail, workers, employment, wages, wage theft )

Freya
- 795 days ago - alternet.org
Over the last few years, Urban Outfitters has become known for three things outside of carrying overpriced clothes that fall apart the first time you wash them. Now the company is asking employees to work for free.
Port Truck Drivers Strike for Second Day - LA Times
Business  (tags: strike, Port of Los Angeles, Truck drivers, wage theft )

Kathryn
- 958 days ago - latimes.com
Truck drivers who haul goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach struck for the second day Tuesday in a protest against four companies they accuse of wage theft. Goods for Walmart and Target are on the docks. See first comment for petition link
Workers Say While They Were Serving The Rich Their Employer Was Robbing Them Blind
Business  (tags: wage theft, lawsuits, workers, wages, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 995 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The people who make fancy snacks for first-class passengers flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are getting robbed by their bosses, according to a new class-action lawsuit in California.
As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America
Business  (tags: wages, wage theft, greed, economic inequality, minimum wage, workers, employees, income )

Freya
- 1127 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft. In America corporations are systematically stealing our wages.
The Sneaky Ways Employers Are Stealing Our Wages
Business  (tags: wage theft, employment, income, cheating, injustice )

Freya
- 1133 days ago - alternet.org
In Denmark, fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations that employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here? The answer is simple and painful: wage theft. In America, corporations are systematically stealing our wages.
This Week in the War on Workers: Huge Amazon Wage Theft Case Goes to Supreme Court
Business  (tags: Amazon, wage theft, lawsuits )

Freya
- 1365 days ago - dailykos.com
Over the last couple years, a lawsuit by workers at Amazon warehouses has been making its way through the courts. Now, the Supreme Court has agreed to take it up. The workers claim that they were made to spend time off the clock going through security...
The Real Story of Why Our Standard of Living Has Declined
Business  (tags: wage theft, greedy business, CEO's income, profit margins )

Norm
- 2449 days ago - alternet.org
For more than a quarter century after WWII the fruits of America's productivity were shared with average working people, year in and year out. Not anymore.
Productivity: Who Is Reaping the Fruit and Who Is Left With the Pits?
Business  (tags: corporate theft, business, wage theft, corruption, debt, ethics, labor )

Norm
- 2470 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Most workers are not seeing the benefit of these gains. There are two reasons for this. First, the country has seen an enormous upward redistribution of income over the last three decades, and most workers have seen very little benefit from their product
   

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