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Worker Drowns In Cow Manure Pond Ask Darigold What Protections They Intend To Implement For Workers - Petitions
Business  (tags: Darigold, worker safety, accident, worker protections, Randy Vasquez )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - action.ufw.org
Randy had often lamented about the harsh working conditions; the shifts were long, and he usually worked the night shift. He had also suffered an accident at work when chemicals splashed into his eyes. My children and I lost our lifeline.
Kenya: Truckers Held at Gunpoint for Protesting Over 24 Hour Shifts ACTION
Business  (tags: human rights, Tarek Sultan, Kenya, abuse, Agility, truck drivers, labor, business )

Nancy
- 24 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
Over the weekend truck drivers in Kenya working for Agility global integrated logistics were beaten, abducted at gunpoint and forced to drive their trucks to a company workshop.
Say No To A Rubber Stamp For New Trade Deals
Business  (tags: NAFTA, TPP, eroding wages, Corporations, jobs overseas )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - notppfasttrack.com
NAFTA badly hurt the American middle class, sending untold thousands of our jobs overseas eroding wages for others; while benefitting huge, multinational corporations. Now Congress is being asked not to even look at the TPP Trade Deal. No rubber stamping
If You Own a Pitchfork, You Will Grab It When You See This Chart
Business  (tags: pitchfork, bonus, minimum wage, income gap, Wall Street )

Dandelion
- 30 days ago - motherjones.com
In 2014, Wall Streets bonus pool was roughly double the combined earnings of all Americans working full-time jobs at minimum wage.
Tell Congress To Protect American Workers -- No Fast Track! - Petition
Business  (tags: Trade Agreements, TPP, TTIP, NAFTA, CAFTA, lost jobs, special interests )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - prioritizejobs.com
One study found that NAFTA displaced nearly 700,000 American jobs. CAFTA in the mid-2000s led to more than 50,000 American workers losing their jobs. Too often, free trade agreements are a feast for special interests, working Americans left with scraps.
Tell The ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Place: ItâEUR(TM)s Time to Pay Up! ACTION
Business  (tags: Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, business, The Children's Place, factory tragedycorruption, money )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
ItâEUR(TM)s been nearly two years since Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh, but still major brands, including The ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Place, have refused to pay full and fair compensation to survivors and the families of victims.
Dont Frack the Territory - Frack Free NT Petition - PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Business  (tags: Frack Free NT, Australia, Northern Territory, Indigenous Peoples Rights, petition )

Evelyn
- 16 days ago - dontfracktheterritory.lockthegate.org.au
Despite all the risks, and without any protections in place for the environment and communities, the NT Government is pushing ahead with the risky shale gas industry.Join us in calling on the Northern Territory Government to protect the communities
Tenn. GOPer Slams Volkswagen: Creating 200,000 Jobs Is 'Intentionally' a 'Magnet for Unionized Labor' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: Americans, workers, labor force, UAW, ethics, corporate, business, consumers, unions, organized labor, Tennesse, economy, government, money, humans, politics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Chattanooga Times Free Press, Watson told the state Senate Commerce Committee that approving $165.8 million in tax incentives for Volkswagen was dangerous because unions could change the "culture" of Tennessee.
Pain From The Grain: Corn Belt Towns Languish As Prices Drop
Business  (tags: business, economy, farming )

Cal
- 30 days ago - npr.org
Across the country, a number of farmers are likely to take a big pay cut this year. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farmers will earn a third less than they did last year.
Stop Wall Street Retirement Scams - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, retirement, fiduciary duty, brokers, scamming, Dept. of Labor )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oppose any efforts to delay or weaken the Department of Labors pending fiduciary duty rule, which would help prevent brokers from scamming AmericaâEUR(TM)s retirees out of billions each year.
Get Ready For TTIP - Petition   video
Business  (tags: TTIP, Petition, Corporations, Trade Agreements )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - youtube.com
In a world full of challenges, where democracy has been fought for around the globe, some people took action to make things even worse. Get ready for TTIP, the biggest bilateral agreement ever between US and EU, designed by corporations for corporations.
Student Debt Cancellation: The Hidden Tax Trap That Will Cripple America's Families
Business  (tags: student debt, tax laws, dishonesty, consumers, government, society, law, politics, usa )

Cal
- 6 days ago - occupy.com
Many people will lose their homes or be forced to sell. Many will go bankrupt. And many will trade student-debt collectors for even more powerful IRS debt collectors.
Fight For $15 Swells Into Largest Protest By Low Wage Workers In US History
Business  (tags: $15 minimum wage, low wage labor protest, worker walk out, organized labor, 200 cities )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor in latest bid to raise minimum wage. People are sick of wealth at the top and no accountability for corporations.
Hedge Fund Conference Was Disrupted By Activists
Business  (tags: Hedge Clippers, shareholder conference, higher wages, restaurant workers )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - fortune.com
A conference of shareholder activists was not prepared for its own activists. The activist were part of a group called Hedge Clippers calling for higher wages for restaurant workers.
How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?
Business  (tags: world, Middle-East, oil, oil pipelines, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Sunnis, Shites, money, politics, law, government, news )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - ibtimes.com
Amid escalating conflict in Yemen and battles in Iraq and Syria, many wonder how the Middle East became seeded with such conflict. One argument frequently made is that of a sectarian division between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
 

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