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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right to Organize
Business  (tags: politics, obama, news, media, workers rights, workers rightslabor, society, labor, news, money, business, corporate, corruption )

Cal
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In recent years, in state capitols like Madison, Wisconsin, to the halls of Congress in Washington D.C., workers have been under relentless attack by big corporations and their powerful Republican allies.
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
- 19 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.
"Unbalanced Recovery": Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US
Business  (tags: Economic Injustice, Recovery, Great Recession, Unemployment, Jobs, Wages, Workers Rights )

Brian
- 25 days ago - commondreams.org
"These losses are part of an alarming trend toward greater inequality and a shrinking share of the economic pie going to workers"
What Does Tech Mean for the Left?
Business  (tags: Tech Industry, IT workers, Left, Socialism, Workers Rights, Class War, Economic Injustice )

Brian
- 39 days ago - socialistworker.org
"THE TECH industry's mantra of "disruption" hinges on the idea that big businesses which refuse to evolve with the times will be surpassed by small entrepreneurs who unleash innovative business models."
Counting Toward 15
Business  (tags: Counting Toward 15, Livable Wage, Raise The Minimum, Seattle, Socialist Alternative Party, Kshama Sawant, $15/H, Workers Rights )

Brian
- 96 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Seattle's minimum wage law is a milestone for the movement--but new fights lie ahead."
OP-ED: Death in the Human Workplace
Business  (tags: workplace issues, death, employers, workers rights, grieving, compassion, news, business, americans )

Cal
- 186 days ago - linkedin.com
When an employee's family member is ill or dying, we should be our most sympathetic
This Depressing Animated Map Shows Walmart Taking Over America
Business  (tags: Walmart, corporate agenda, workers rights, jobs, living wage )

Brian
- 187 days ago - popularresistance.org
"Here's an unsettling look at the Walmart-ification of the U.S., starting in Arkansas in 1962 and ending with total domination. Click thru for animated map."
Guatemala Factory Supplying Walmart and Other US Retailers Stole $6 Million From Workers
Business  (tags: outsourcing, retailers, workers rights, theft )

Freya
- 239 days ago - thenation.com
A factory company that made clothes for at least sixty American labels, including Macy's, JCPenney, Kohl's and Walmart, allegedly owes Guatemalan workers more than $6 million in back wages and benefits, according to an investigation by the Institute...
Why the Rich Are Striking It Richer
Business  (tags: Business, capitalism, corporate agenda, exploitation, politics, political corruption, corporate government, workers, workers rights )

Brian
- 324 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Corporate America has returned to record profits--while workers continue to scrape by."
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
- 359 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
- 375 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.
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
- 536 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Canada: Tell the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) That Rio Tinto Has No Place in the Olympic Games
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, abuse, Rio Tinto, labor, workers rights, activism, politics, news, world, ethics, business )

Cal
- 855 days ago - labourstart.org
Mining giant Rio Tinto is the official Olympic supplier of the metal used to make the 2012 Olympic medals - yet it locked out 780 workers who are standing up against the company's aggressive contracting-out demands at a highly profitable aluminum smelter
Triangle Fire....American Experience
Business  (tags: Triangle Fire, Shirtwaste Factory, New York, Collective Bargaining, picketing, workers rights, unsafe working conditions, American Experience, Wisconsin )

Dandelion
- 905 days ago - pbs.org
On March 25th , 1911, a deadly fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York. When the 18-minute fire was over, 129 young women and 17 men had perished. This is what happens without collective bargaining. Don't forget that, it's your life.
Labour Start World Petiton Page ACTION
Business  (tags: business, laborers, world, corporate, ethics, workers rights, money )

Nancy
- 940 days ago - labourstart.org
Act for the rights of laborers across the world.
 

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