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Tell Department of Labor: Protect Overtime Pay for Millions of Working People
Business  (tags: wages, workers, income, overtime, petitions )

Freya
- 46 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Donald Trump's Department of Labor is opening up a "Request for Information" in a blatant attempt to undercut the overtime pay rule, which is critical to our ability to earn a fair wage.
A 21st-Century Form of Indentured Servitude Has Already Penetrated Deep Into the American Heartland
Business  (tags: workers, labor, unions, oppression, greed )

Freya
- 67 days ago - alternet.org
Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them.
Texas Companies Tie Worker Shortages to Immigration Fears
Business  (tags: workers, employees, immigrants, undocumented )

Freya
- 97 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
The biggest industry to take a hit from the immigration crackdown is construction. About half of that industry's workers are in the U.S. illegally, according to the immigrant rights organization Workers Defense Project.
Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

Freya
- 179 days ago - alternet.org
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
This Is What the Brutal Consequences of Trump's Proposed Budget Slash for the Labor Dept. Would Look Like
Business  (tags: workers, employment, assistance, wages, jobs, labor, budget cuts )

Freya
- 188 days ago - alternet.org
The Trump administration's "budget blueprint" would devastate worker safety, job training programs and legal services essential to low-income workers.
One of the Worst Trends in Red-State Politics Is Coming to a Blue State Near You
Business  (tags: labor, workers, employees, unions, wages, bargaining, laws )

Freya
- 195 days ago - alternet.org
The more states approve so-called right-to-work laws, the worse conditions will become for U.S. workers.
Picturehouse Cinemas: Pay Your Staff a Living Wage
Business  (tags: world, U.K, Britain, Picturehouse Cinemas, BECTU, Prospect, jobs, Living Wage. petition, ethics, economy, business, workers )

Darren
- 223 days ago - campaign.goingtowork.org.uk
Every worker deserves a Living Wage and has the right to representation by a union of their choice. Picturehouse Cinemas should pay the living wage to their staff and recognise their chosen union, the BECTU sector of Prospect.
Where's the Best Place to Resist Trump? At Work
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, workers, working, resistance )

Freya
- 230 days ago - washingtonpost.com
From solidarity strikes to slowdowns and sit-ins, workplace revolt is a key strategy in opposing the new administration.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

Freya
- 342 days ago - act.credoaction.com
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 )

Lone
- 380 days ago - iufcampaigns.org
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 )

Freya
- 383 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Freya
- 383 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 385 days ago - goiam.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 466 days ago - a.cpdaction.org
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 )

Freya
- 469 days ago - alternet.org
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.
 

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