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PETITION - Stop Mining Companies From Using Forced Labor
Business  (tags: mining companies, forced labor, working conditions, exploitative labor practices, human rights abuses, Unethical business practices, protection laws, greedy profits )

- 7 days ago -
Canadian mining companies working in Eritrea have allegedly been using forced laborers. Although Eritrea has been under UN sanctions since 2009, there are no laws preventing international companies from using forced labor in the country, and several...
PETITION - Protect Workers From Chemicals Linked to Dangerous Lung Disease
Business  (tags: coffee roasting, health risks, lung disease, prevention of deseases, proper care, working conditions, toxic chemicals, prevention, stronger protection, responsibility )

- 18 days ago -
A federal investigation of two coffee roasting companies has found high levels of two extremely toxic chemicals that can cause a deadly lung disease. These chemicals are naturally created and released into the air during the roasting and grinding of...
PETITION - Tell Members of the Internet Association: Disavow Endorsement of the TPP
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, bad deal, health care, working conditions, unsafe food, corporate greed, Untrustworthiness, Human Rights Violations, unfairness, unethical practices, prevention of exploitation, stronger protection, ban )

- 19 days ago -
Unfortunately, the TPP just got a major boost from some of the largest and most well-known internet companies. A trade association representing companies including Google, Amazon, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo just announced their full support...
PETITION - Stop the Dangerous, High-Speed Slaughtering of Animals
Business  (tags: high speed slaughtering, unethical treatment, huge suffering, barbaric animal cruelty, compassion over killing, risks, contamination, Food Safety, respectful treatment, working conditions, safety for all, stronger regulations, prevention )

- 46 days ago -
As Americans' pork consumption grows,1 pork producers across the country are looking to cash in on this multi-billion dollar industry, while putting workers, the environment, and public health at huge risk - and submitting animals to added cruelty.
PETITION - Scottish Government: Join Electronics Watch
Business  (tags: computer trades, techniques, working conditions, sustainable business, fairness, ethical trade, healthy workplace, Workers rights, exploitative labor practices, responsible behaviour )

- 50 days ago -
One in five computers in Europe is bought by the public sector. Now imagine if they started using their buying power in a coordinated way to hold corporations like Samsung, Apple, HP and Dell to account.
PETITION - Pledge Not to Eat Slave Labor Shrimp
Business  (tags: shrimp trade, shrimp farming, working conditions, Workers' rights, exploitation of workers, modern slavery, unethical practices, consumers, responsible behaviour, prevention, protection laws )

- 68 days ago -
Investigations by the Associated Press (AP) recently revealed that U.S. supermarkets and restaurants are selling shrimp that is peeled by slaves. Some of the conditions these shrimp peelers endure include emotional and physical abuse, being locked...
PETITION - Gap Must Stop Using Suppliers That Abuse Garment Workers
Business  (tags: worker exploitation, fair pay, freedoms, Migrant Workers, mistreatment, working conditions, garment workers, human right issues, Workers rights, corruption, dishonesty, corporate greed, prevention, protection laws )

- 85 days ago -
The NGO India Committee of the Netherlands released a report that shows the horrendous extent of mistreatment occurring against garment workers, who are mostly young migrant girls. Garment workers in Bangalore, India are paid a measly $80 - $100 monthly,
PETITION - Act Now: Stand With Working Women to Build a Movement for a Fair Workweek!
Business  (tags: working women, working conditions, fair workweek, Family life, corporate employers, basic protection, politics )

- 91 days ago -
Working women and mothers experience the brunt of the uncertain work schedules inflicted by major corporate employers. A fair workweek will help hardworking parents plan for things like the quality care their children need and make sure more families...
PETITION - Tell the Justice Department: Investigate Apparent FBI Spying on Wal-Mart Employees
Business  (tags: walmart workers, working conditions, FBI investigations, spy on employees, Justice Department, justice system, fair wages, Workers rights, respect, accountability )

- 92 days ago -
There is nothing dangerous about employees calling for higher wages. So why is the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Terrorism Task Force reportedly teaming up with Walmart to spy on employees?
PETITION - Lockout, Dismissals, Intimidation - Serial Rights Abuses By New Zealand Meat Company Talleys/AFFCO
Business  (tags: dismissals, intimidation, working conditions, exploitation of workers, Workers rights, rights abuses, suspension, pressure, contracts, fair pay, fair work conditions, work safety )

- 100 days ago -
Two hundred workers at AFFCO, the New Zealand meat company owned by the anti-union Talley family, have been locked out since June last year for resisting the company's brutal push to replace negotiated collective agreements with individual contracts.
Business  (tags: domestic workers, working conditions, equality, dignity, respect, exploitation of workers, fair pay, Migrant Workers, protection, ethics )

- 140 days ago -
Domestic workers aren't always treated with the dignity and respect that they deserve - at times being seen as only "maids," even second-class citizens. We believe they are more than "maids." They are workers, mothers, fathers, strong women,...
PETITION - Tell Hormel's President: Slow Down!
Business  (tags: hormel, slaughter house, worker safety, working conditions, Food Safety, ethics, bad business practices, greedy business, dishonesty, consumers, health risks, politics, controlling food, stronger protection )

- 141 days ago -
How long would it take you to inspect a hog for signs of disease or contamination? Five minutes? Ten? Well, workers at Hormel factories get just 3 seconds. That means disgusting things are ending up in your bacon, all so Hormel can make as much as...
PETITION - Tell Walmart: To Rehire Thomas Smith
Business  (tags: walmart, working conditions, fairness, ethics, compassion and rules, business, reinstate )

- 152 days ago -
We demand that Thomas Smith be immediately reinstated by Walmart market manager Tyler Curtis and transferred to a nearby store. He was fired for redeeming $2 worth of empty cans left behind as trash in a Walmart shopping cart. In addition, we demand...
Business  (tags: Workers rights, exploitation of workers, working conditions, pay safety, fair wages, schedules that work act, politics, ethics )

- 155 days ago -
Routinely placing workers on-call with no guarantee of work, sending workers home early without pay, and punishing workers who request schedule changes all hurt working families. That's why I've introduced the Schedules That Work Act to cut...
Petition - Tell Thai Union: Stop Trading Workers Rights for Cheap Tuna
Business  (tags: fishing industry, labour abuses, working conditions, fair wages, Workers rights, dishonesty, bad business practices, exploitation of workers, responsibility, ethics )

- 170 days ago -
Human rights and labour abuses are rampant in the global fishing industry. Testimonial videos recently released by Greenpeace shine a light on some of the awful working conditions found on tuna fishing boats. In the worst-case scenarios,...

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