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Ikea to Sell Rugs & Textiles Made By Syrian Refugees, Joins List of Companies Stepping Up
Business  (tags: Ikea, Syrian refugees, rugs, textiles, companies, jobs, women, jordan shoes wholesale, violence, business, marketing, society, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - globalcitizen.org
The initiative is expected to create jobs for 200 Syrian refugees, mostly women, currently living in Jordan, a country that has welcomed more Syrians fleeing violence than any other country.
End Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Business  (tags: women, harassment, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 9 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.
Women's Reproductive And Workplace Rights Will Help the Economy
Business  (tags: women, wages, reproductive rights, working class, income disparity )

Freya
- 64 days ago - alternet.org
Step one: Improve access to birth control. Step two: Decrease the wage gap. Step three: Increase GDP.
Downside Of Globalism: Baltimore Seafood Industry Exploits Poor Indonesian Women
Business  (tags: Globalism, Exploitation, Women, Labor, seafood industry, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, labor, marketing, money, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, usa, world )

Fiona
- 125 days ago - inthesetimes.com
Phillips Seafood is a Baltimore-based company that trades on its historic connections to the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery. The signature dish at its restaurants is the famed Maryland-style crab cake.
America Is Regressing Into a Developing Nation for Most People @Alternet
Business  (tags: usa, society, safety, culture, ethics, crime, abuse, education, family, dishonesty, violence, rights, women, law, government, world, economy, finance, money, marketing, corporate, consumers, corruption, foreclosures )

Wilde
- 232 days ago - alternet.org
A new book reveals that the U.S. is becoming two distinct countries, with separate economies, politics and opportunities. This post originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.You've probably heard the news that the celebrat
Mass Protests Erupt In Iceland
Business  (tags: Iceland, women, protest, United States, South Korea, Pakistan )

Dandelion
- 396 days ago - theatlantic.com
The protest put a complex issue into the simple terms of hours and minutes. The lesson across cultures the United States they would have left work at 2:12 PM instead of Iceland 2:38 PM. In South Korea, it would be 12:36 PM and In Pakistan, 10:50 AM.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

Freya
- 421 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Just last week, a horrifying survey was released showing that 40% of women in the fast food industry experience sexual harassment. Workers also reported staying silent for fear of retaliation. When women report harassment, one in five are punished.
Palestinian Refugees Are Starting An All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon - Your Support Could Help!
Business  (tags: Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, Bourj el-Barajneh, refugee camp, women, catering, self-sufficiency, kick-starter, food trucks, NGOs, Soufra, Women’s Program Association, Alfanar )

Evelyn
- 723 days ago - munchies.vice.com
2 NGOs help the women at the camp establish a self-sufficient catering business. Two years later, Soufra ("dining table" in Arabic) was in full swing, selling meals to the refugees in the camp. Next step - food trucks to provide deliveries in town
America Leads Developed World in Treating Working Moms Like Crap
Business  (tags: women, mothers, discrimination, childcare, maternity leave )

Freya
- 871 days ago - alternet.org
Laura Browder is the latest example of how harsh America can be on working mothers. When an employer called the Houston mother of two to meet up for a job interview, she didnâEUR(TM)t have time to line up childcare.
Women Harmed By Unpredictable Scheduling | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: Irregular schedule, unpredictable schedule, US, low-wage economy, Center for Popular Democracy, work, family life, women )

Kathryn
- 939 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Irregular hours and just-in-time scheduling are pervasive throughout the low-wage economy, but they do particular harm to working women, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy.
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

Nancy
- 1067 days ago - dailykos.com
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.
Womenomics' Is Starting to Transform the Muslim World
Business  (tags: women, Islam, finance, economics, business woman )

Beatrice
- 1124 days ago - ft.com
The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father's business and later expanded it into an even more impressive enterprise. At one point, she offered a job to a man. He accepted and conducted a trading
Indiegogo Campaign: Palestinian Women Sew for Change
Business  (tags: Indiegogo, women, traditional embroidery, fund raising, income, fair trade, Sunbula, cooperatives, marketing, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 1155 days ago - indiegogo.com
Help Palestinian women create traditional works of art that support their families. Sunbula, a fair trade organization in Jerusalem, helps link small women's cooperatives, & families with the needles, thread & fabric they need to sew, and with markets
VetsInTech Women Veterans Hackathon
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, women, society, culture, Entrepreneurs, economy )

James
- 1178 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Women Veterans Show Their Colors in Tech Competition
VICTORY VICTORY Happy Day for Orcas! Southwest Airlines Calls It Quits With SeaWorld
Business  (tags: hard-won victory, , Southwest Airlines is the latest in a lo, activists, GoodNews, environment, violence, sadness, safety, women, politics, humans, freedoms, whales, suffering, protection, killed, GoodNews, animalwelfare )

Kelly
- 1227 days ago - seaworldofhurt.com
PETA began private discussions and exchanges with Southwest in 2011, and a recent action alert of ours generated nearly 90,000 letters urging Southwest to split from SeaWorld. We were even in touch with the company as recently as last week
 

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