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Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 531 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Fast-food workers from three states are suing McDonald's, claiming a variety of wage theft practices, including forcing workers to clock out but remain at work, docking pay to purchase company-required uniforms and stiffing employees on overtime.
Help Keep America's Workers Safe PETITION!!
Business  (tags: workers, society, safety, government, ethics, health, humans, law, news, rights, labor, usa )

Robert
- 537 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to modernize its record-keeping methods
Worse Than Wal-Mart: Amazon's Sick Brutality and Secret History of Ruthlessly Intimidating Workers
Business  (tags: Amazon, workers, abuse, corporations, consumerism )

Freya
- 544 days ago - salon.com
You might find your Prime membership morally indefensible after reading these stories about worker mistreatment.
So Much for WalMart Paying People to Work Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, workers, wages )

Freya
- 640 days ago - dailykos.com
Last week we learned that WalMart would be open on Thanksgiving day. We were told by a WalMart executive "associates" were even excited about the opportunity! Heck they were going to get extra pay, a meal and 25% off everything they could buy...
Tell Kohl's To Save Thanksgiving: Sales Can Wait Til Friday Morning.
Business  (tags: petitions, Kohl's, Thansgiving, workers )

Freya
- 641 days ago - change.org
Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday that we hold on to where families gather together to give thanks for all the blessings they have received throughout the year. It is also a time to get together with family that live too far away to see...
Tell McDonald's to Stop Buying Luxury Jets Until They Pay Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: petitions, McDonalds, workers, wages )

Freya
- 668 days ago - dailykos.com
More than half of low-wage workers employed by the largest U.S. fast-food restaurants earn so little that they must rely on public assistance to get by. McDonald's is the worst offender, costing taxpayers $1.2 billion in poverty benefits for its employee
Teamsters (IBT) Take Action: Stand Up for Striking First Responders in El Centro
Business  (tags: Jobs, Working conditions, wages, equipment, workers, strike )

Candy
- 747 days ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
Dozens of ambulance drivers paramedics & EMTs employed by Gold Cross in El Centro have been on strike for more than a week & a half & are still fighting for decent wages, working conditions & equipment.
Bain Capital: Don't Intimidate Workers | SumOfUs
Business  (tags: workers, rights, corporate, consumers, protection, healthcare, treatment, abuse )

Candy
- 843 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Workers at the iconic music store Guitar Center are seeing their wages slashed and their benefits gutted by none other than Bain Capital. Sign our petition
"Golden Age for Corporate Profits" As Workers Get Whacked
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, economy, Entrepreneurs, ethics, farming, environment, finance, government, investors, labor, law, marketing, money, politics, society, Workers )

Kit
- 905 days ago - commondreams.org
As across-the-board federal budget cuts go into effect and the "real pain" predicted by economists and policy experts begins to creep into the lives of everyday people--namely US workers--investors on Wall Street are saying: "bring it on."
Fire Kills 112 Workers Making Clothes for US Brands
Business  (tags: US Brands, Workers, Fire Kills, money, corporate, business, abuse, americans, society, corruption, economy, consumers )

Jason
- 1003 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
The 100-plus workers who died in a fire late Saturday at a high-rise garment factory in Bangladesh were working overtime making clothes for major American retailers, including Wal-Mart, according to workers' rights groups.
Stand With Workers in Their Fight to Save the Factory From Being Sold for Scrap.
Business  (tags: jobs, workers, factory, Chicago, company's, global, investors, money, build, economy, American, manufacturing, economy, politics, consumers, business )

Reggie
- 1144 days ago - sumofus.org
When the workers at a window and door factory in Chicago were told their factory was closing and they would lose their jobs,they decided that instead of letting the company's global investors determine their fate,they would raise the money to buy Factory.
Perks and Benefits for the United States' Workers
Business  (tags: business, US business, workers )

Dennis
- 1452 days ago - clearingthepicture.com
Employee engagement and retention was a hot topic during SHRM 2011. To help shed some light on the topic, Adecco asked conference attendees to share their feedback on the benefits, bonuses and retention programs that they feel are the most effective.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL WAL-MART TO RE-HIRE THE CHILEAN 22
Business  (tags: workers, wal-mart, politics, society, world, business, dishonesty, corporate, ethics, finance, humans, news )

Cal
- 1455 days ago - takeaction.walmartwatch.org
Send a message to senior management in Walmart Chile telling them to constructively engage with the workers' representatives immediately. Join us in demanding the rehiring of these Walmart Associates.
U.S. Worker Productivity Declined in Second Quarter
Business  (tags: economy, workers, productivity, hiring, labor department )

Mary
- 1842 days ago - nytimes.com
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to hire more workers in the near future. The Labor Department said Tuesday that worker productivity declined at an annual rate of 0.
BP's Scheme to Swindle the "Small People"
Business  (tags: BP oil spill, Gulf Coast fishermen, workers )

Ellyn
- 1862 days ago - truth-out.org
Gulf Coast fishermen and others with lost income claims against BP are outraged by a recent announcement that the $20 billion government-administered claim fund will subtract money they earn by working on the cleanup effort from any future damage claims a
 

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