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Stable Hours For Workers - Petition
Business  (tags: stable working hours, steady work, petition, workers )

Dandelion
- 37 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
- 41 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.
It's Time to Talk About Poultry Worker Welfare
Business  (tags: poultry, meat, employment, income, workers, wages, jobs, injustice, injuries, wage theft )

Freya
- 70 days ago - takepart.com
After years of focusing on the birds, we need to pay attention to people tasked with slaughtering them.
Robert McChesney: Capitalism Is a Bad Fit for a Technological Revolution
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, technology, workers, books, interviews )

Freya
- 75 days ago - truth-out.org
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols explore the possibility of reclaiming the future for the people, before it's too late.
A Simple Solution to Boost Workers Across the Planet
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, wages, trade, corporations, manufacturing, income, human rights )

Freya
- 82 days ago - alternet.org
There's a progressive way to approach global trade that can help workers abroad and at home at the same time.
From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back
Business  (tags: workers, wages, strikes, pay, income, benefits )

Freya
- 92 days ago - alternet.org
Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement.
Standing With Workers Against 'Corporate Greed,' Bernie Joins Verizon Picket Line
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Labor, Bernie Sanders, People Power, Workers, Election 2016, New York City, New York )

Judy
- 100 days ago - commondreams.org
"Today you are standing up for millions of Americans. And you're telling corporate America they cannot have it all," Sanders told striking Verizon workers in New York City on April 13.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 121 days ago - act.rocunited.org
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
Robert Reich's Hilarious Crusade to Save Capitalism and America's Middle Class (Part 1)
Business  (tags: capitalism, corporations, wages, workers, middle class )

Freya
- 180 days ago - alternet.org
'The economy has worn me down,' said the 4-foot-11-inch former labor secretary. "Before the Great Recession I was 6-foot-2."
Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Workers, Inequality, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 199 days ago - commondreams.org
Choosing the leading job-killing industry is a difficult task with so many candidates. But technology, pharmaceuticals, and the "sharing economy" are clearly in the running.
Filipina Trafficking Survivors Launch a Co-Op--And They Own Their Jobs
Business  (tags: Rights, Solutions, U.S., Workers, Immigration, Human Rights )

Judy
- 210 days ago - commondreams.org
After Judith Daluz escaped from an abusive employer and reunited with her children, she struggled to make ends meet. So she started a cleaning business with other Filipinas--where she's her own boss.
When Temp Workers Die While Being Taken to the Job, Who's Responsible?
Business  (tags: workers, employment, employees, temps, temporaries, contractors, safety, transportation )

Freya
- 236 days ago - truth-out.org
In treating workers as replaceable units of labor, the temp industry can overlook workers' most basic human needs.
'Mind-Blowing Abuse of Power': Walmart Spied on Workers With FBI, Lockheed Martin's Help
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Walmart, Fight for 15, Unions, Labor, Workers, People Power )

Judy
- 239 days ago - commondreams.org
Newly released documents show retail giant used 'every deceptive tactic under the sun' to keep tabs on pro-union employees.
Tell Walmart to Reinstate Man Fired for Recycling
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart, recycling, employees, workers, firing, injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 244 days ago - forcechange.com
A man was allegedly fired for recycling the cans and bottles he found while cleaning up his workplace for a few dollars. In addition to collecting carriages from the parking lot, Smith would pick up trash during his shift in an effort to keep...
Hasbro & Disney: Stop Exploiting Toy Workers
Business  (tags: workers, labor, sweat shops, toys, Disney, Hasbro, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 244 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
11 hour days. Non-stop shifts in hot facilities with scant water breaks. Chemical handling without gloves or masks. Crowded dorms. Unpaid work. Poverty wages. These are just some of the issues faced by the people who make toys for Hasbro and Disney.
 

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