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Tell American Airlines: Stop Offshoring Jobs & Put Safety First
Business  (tags: airlines, transportation, outsourcing, workers, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 11 days ago - actionnetwork.org
American Airlines is not living up to its name. The profitable carrier has been killing U.S. jobs by outsourcing airplane maintenance in countries with weaker security, inspection and safety protocols.
Tell Disney CEO: Pay Your Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, greed, petition )

Freya
- 11 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Every year, Walt Disney Co. profits tens of billions of dollars, including earnings from theme parks. The corporation receives subsidies from the city of Anaheim at Disneyland in California. But their workers still aren't being paid a living wage.
Trump Is Costing Workers Overtime Pay. Sign the Petition to Fight Back
Business  (tags: workers, working class, income, pay, wages, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 23 days ago - act.credoaction.com
One of the biggest achievements of the Obama administration was new, modernized overtime rules that would have produced new eligibility for overtime or more take-home pay for 12.5 million Americans.
Protect Workers' Rights!
Business  (tags: workers, employees, civil rights, working class, petitions, injustice )

Freya
- 25 days ago - mn.keithellison.org
Let's call "mandatory arbitration" what it really is: Companies forcing workers to give up their rights. We demand that Congress permanently restore workers' ability to collectively seek justice for labor violations.
Supreme Court Deals Defeat to Workers' Rights, Upholding Arbitration for Individuals Only
Business  (tags: workers, jobs, income, lawsuits, courts, injustice )

Freya
- 30 days ago - msn.com
The Supreme Court has sharply restricted the rights of American workers to join with others to challenge their company for allegedly violating federal laws on wages, hours or civil rights.
Tell the NLRB: Protect Employees' Right to Freely Vote in a Union Election
Business  (tags: workers, labor, employees, unions, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 67 days ago - actionnetwork.org
President Trump's National Labor Relations Board wants to change the rules so that it's even harder for workers to have a voice on the job and a free and fair election for a union.
A Heimlich Maneuver for Stopping Harassers
Business  (tags: workers, women, sexism, restaurants, waitresses, cooks, bullying )

Freya
- 69 days ago - motherjones.com
The #MeToo movement has helped unearth instances of sexual harassment and impropriety at dozens of restaurants across the country, from New York to New Orleans.
PETITION - STOP ABUSE IN THE PALM OIL INDUSTRY - PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: abuse, palm oil industry, corporate giants, workers, sustainable palm oil, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, money, society, world )

Lone
- 78 days ago - e-activist.com
Corporate giants, such as Nestlé, KelloggâEUR(TM)s, Colgate, Unilever and Procter & Gamble are turning a blind eye to exploitation of workers in their palm oil supply chain.
Why Democrats Should Embrace a Federal Jobs Guarantee
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, working, workers )

Freya
- 89 days ago - thenation.com
One notable 2020 contender is already doing it.
Immigrants Say Working at Kansas Ranch Was 'Like Slavery'
Business  (tags: immigration, workers, videos, farms, human rights, civil rights )

Freya
- 104 days ago - yahoo.com
Immigrants working on a remote Kansas ranch toil long days in a type of servitude to work off loans from the company for the cost of smuggling them into the country, according to five people who worked there.
Stop Donald Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, wage theft, greed, petitions, income, workers )

Freya
- 107 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Alexander Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket tips of millions of workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages each year - wages that they rightfully earned.
Even McKinsey Gets It: High Wages Improve Economic Performance
Business  (tags: wages, income, economy, workers, capitalism )

Freya
- 109 days ago - alternet.org
Global management consultancy company McKinsey has "concluded that demand matters for productivity growth and that increasing demand is key to restarting growth across advanced economies." Which means - surprise, surprise - higher wages for the workforce.
The Coming Supreme Court Attack on Public-Sector Unions - and What Unions Can Do About It
Business  (tags: workers, employment, wages, unions, court cases, greed )

Freya
- 110 days ago - thenation.com
A conversation with author and organizer Jane McAlevey about Janus v. AFSCME and the way forward for labor.
Working People's Day of Action
Business  (tags: workers, employees, jobs, actions, activism )

Freya
- 122 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Learn if there is an action near you.
Tell the Supreme Court: Protect Working People's Right to Organize!
Business  (tags: workers, unions, jobs, employment, petitions )

Freya
- 128 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Fifty years ago this month, two young black sanitation workers were killed on the job in Memphis. The tragedy sparked the historic I AM A MAN strike, with 1,300 black workers joined by Martin Luther King, Jr. in demanding recognition of their union.
 

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