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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
- 418 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
- 424 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
- 431 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
- 462 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
- 527 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
- 528 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...
Why the Rich Are Striking It Richer
Business  (tags: Business, capitalism, corporate agenda, exploitation, politics, political corruption, corporate government, workers, workers rights )

Brian
- 552 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Corporate America has returned to record profits--while workers continue to scrape by."
Tell McDonald's to Stop Buying Luxury Jets Until They Pay Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: petitions, McDonalds, workers, wages )

Freya
- 555 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
California Governor Signs Bill Raising Minimum Wage to $10/H
Business  (tags: #minimumwage, #livingwage, California, Gov Jerry Brown, $10H, labor, workers, workers rights, wages, cost of living, income, economic injustice, wealth inequality )

Brian
- 586 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Calling it a "matter of justice," Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill that will raise California's minimum wage to $10 an hour within three years, giving the state one of the highest rates in the nation.
Indiana Judge: Right-To-Work Law Violates State Constitution
Business  (tags: Indiana, "right-to-work, " anti-union, unconstitutional, unions, collective bargaining, workers, workers rights, labor )

Brian
- 602 days ago - livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com
Judge John Sedia of the Lake Superior Court said that the right-to-work law illegally requires unions to represent workers even if the workers do not pay union dues. Sedia said the prohibition and penalties for collecting union dues was unconstitutional.
Teamsters (IBT) Take Action: Stand Up for Striking First Responders in El Centro
Business  (tags: Jobs, Working conditions, wages, equipment, workers, strike )

Candy
- 634 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.
Propping Up the Recovery
Business  (tags: economic collapse, recession, wall street, bankers, elites, bailout, workers, unemployment, foreclosure, debt, recovery, austerity, low wage, temporary, jobs )

Brian
- 668 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Wall Street and the banks, of course, got a huge bail out. American workers, by contrast, have endured crushing debt, home foreclosure, and prolonged unemployment. But at last, jobs are returning...low wage jobs, temp jobs. That's some recovery.
Bain Capital: Don't Intimidate Workers | SumOfUs
Business  (tags: workers, rights, corporate, consumers, protection, healthcare, treatment, abuse )

Candy
- 730 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
Sustainable Business: How Worker Owned Companies Work
Business  (tags: workers, mondragon cooperative, Spain, US, workers rights, wealth equity, sustainable model, business, worker owned companies, success )

Brian
- 764 days ago - truth-out.org
Worker owned companies from the Mondragon co-ops in Spain to those in the US are thriving even in this sluggish global economy. These co-ops are the model for a more just economy and society.
 

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