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Four-Day Workweeks: Change for the Better?
Business  (tags: Work Week, 40 hours, Shortening, Wages, Benefits, #RaiseTheWage, Capitalism, Employers, Employees, Workers, Workers Rights, Fair Pay )

Brian
- 25 days ago - truth-out.org
"Shortening the workweek with no cut in pay would also be the democratically preferred method of coping with changing global labor conditions."
Fight for $15 An Hour Home Care
Business  (tags: petitions, minimum wage, health care, workers, employees, home care )

Freya
- 27 days ago - fightfor15homecare.org
Home care workers all across the country struggle to make basic ends meet while doing some of the most important work there is: caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. That's why we're fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour for home
The Spam Factory's Dirty Secret
Business  (tags: Hormel, Spam, factories, unions, meat packers, injustice, labor, workers )

Freya
- 44 days ago - motherjones.com
First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned.
Over 100 Years Ago, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home. It Changed Our Country.
Business  (tags: business, commerce, workers, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Labor Day, workers rights, sweatshops, safety )

Robert
- 50 days ago - upworthy.com
I have a hard time watching this and not getting terribly angry. Those 123 young women and 23 men who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911, deserve to be remembered.
The True Meaning of Labor Day
Business  (tags: Labor Day, workers, usa, americans, society, politics, labor )

Cal
- 50 days ago - thenation.com
For America's workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It's a reminder of the struggles we have won--and those that lie ahead.
40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Near-Poverty
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, poverty, workers, food, eating out )

Freya
- 55 days ago - motherjones.com
It isn't just fast-food empires that rely on a low-paid, disempowered, and quite-often impoverished workforce. As a stomach-turning new report (PDF viewable here) from the Economic Policy Institute shows, the entire restaurant industry hides a dirty...
Fast Food Workers Around the World Want a Reasonable Wage
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, fast food, workers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, money, investors, investments, law, labor, lies, marketing, investing, humans, wal-mart, usa )

Angelus
- 156 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The next wave should be retail ,which abuses millions of workers around the USA
American CEOs Earned Average 9% Pay Increase While Workers Get Nothing
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, workers, CEOs, greed, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, labor, money, usa, ethics )

Angelus
- 182 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Target is giving great reviews and no raises... Even strong companies like Home Depot-- workers are LUCKY to get 1-2% raises
For Many Americans, 'Temp' Work Becomes Permanent Way of Life
Business  (tags: jobs, openings, temporaries, temp work, workers, employment )

Freya
- 183 days ago - nbcnews.com
For Americans who can't find jobs, the booming demand for temp workers has been a path out of unemployment, but now many fear it's a dead-end route.
Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 221 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
- 227 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
- 234 days ago - salon.com
You might find your Prime membership morally indefensible after reading these stories about worker mistreatment.
"Our Food Is Dishonestly Priced": Michael Pollan on the Food Movement's Next Goal of Justice for Food Workers
Business  (tags: food industry, workers, wages, #livingwage, Michael Pollan, economic injustice, food movement )

Brian
- 265 days ago - truth-out.org
"Industry plays up the image of the food snob to keep us divided, but the stereotype hides a much more diverse and savvy movement, says best-selling author and food activist Michael Pollan."
So Much for WalMart Paying People to Work Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, workers, wages )

Freya
- 330 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
- 331 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...
 

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