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Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

- 6 days ago -
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.
PepsiCo Responds to Formation of New Union in Pakistan By Attacking Rights - PETITION-
Business  (tags: Pepsico, union in Pakistan, attacking rights, workers, unions, employment, labour contractors, abuse, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, money, labor, world )

- 44 days ago -
Workers initially formed a union in response to the massive abuse of precarious employment through labour contractors, which denies permanent employment to workers who have worked for years at the plant.
There's a Lot to Celebrate This Labor Day: The Summer Has Been Filled With Victories for Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, wages, overtime, contractors, unions )

- 47 days ago -
This Labor Day is a particularly great opportunity to remember the holiday's history as 2016 has featured some major victories for workers.
Women Are the Majority of Minimum Wage Workers in Every State Except 5
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, sexism, minimum wage )

- 47 days ago -
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.
TPP We Are Watching - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, unfair trade, petition, Congress, no lame duck vote, workers, laborers, Labor Day )

- 49 days ago -
TPP will mean more jobs being sent overseas and lower wages at home. Tell your U.S. Representative and Senators to VOTE NO on any lame duck TPP vote.
Stable Hours For Workers - Petition
Business  (tags: stable working hours, steady work, petition, workers )

- 130 days ago -
Working people having to take on two or even three jobs to make ends meet because businesses are more concerned with keeping the money at the top than offering workers more hours or steady hours for day care purposes..
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 )

- 133 days ago -
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 )

- 162 days ago -
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
Robert McChesney: Capitalism Is a Bad Fit for a Technological Revolution
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, technology, workers, books, interviews )

- 167 days ago -
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols explore the possibility of reclaiming the future for the people, before it's too late.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

- 174 days ago -
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back
Business  (tags: workers, wages, strikes, pay, income, benefits )

- 185 days ago -
Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement.
Standing With Workers Against 'Corporate Greed,' Bernie Joins Verizon Picket Line
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Labor, Bernie Sanders, People Power, Workers, Election 2016, New York City, New York )

- 192 days ago -
"Today you are standing up for millions of Americans. And you're telling corporate America they cannot have it all," Sanders told striking Verizon workers in New York City on April 13.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

- 213 days ago -
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
Robert Reich's Hilarious Crusade to Save Capitalism and America's Middle Class (Part 1)
Business  (tags: capitalism, corporations, wages, workers, middle class )

- 273 days ago -
'The economy has worn me down,' said the 4-foot-11-inch former labor secretary. "Before the Great Recession I was 6-foot-2."
Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Workers, Inequality, Corporate Power )

- 292 days ago -
Choosing the leading job-killing industry is a difficult task with so many candidates. But technology, pharmaceuticals, and the "sharing economy" are clearly in the running.

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