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If You'Ve Ever Been A Server In America
Business  (tags: servers, wait staff, working poor, tips, poverty wages, starvation wages )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
Many are shocked to discover the majority of American servers are making $2.13 per hour base pay. In addition to poor wages, most servers receive no benefits, no overtime pay, no sick pay, no sick days, no vacations (paid/unpaid), and no insurance.
Tell Senate Democrats: Dont Let The Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform - Petition
Business  (tags: Wall Street, Congress, Dodd-Frank Act, reforms, economy )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
If Wall Street succeeds in rolling back the reforms put in place after the 2008 financial crash, we will all pay the catastrophic price. Congress should be building on Dodd-Frank not ripping it to shreds.
Racist McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Bosses FIRE 10 Workers ACTION
Business  (tags: racism, McDonald's, Virginia, human rights, business, corporate, money, consumers )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - lowpayisnotok.org
Today, I'm filing suit against McDonald's, along with 9 of my former coworkers, for firing us on racist grounds. Will you stand with us?
How Palm Oil, Fruit Bats and Deforestation Could Be Linked to Ebola Epidemic
Business  (tags: ebola, palm oil, fruit bats, deforestation, fatalities, world, death, disease, ecosystems, environment, money, Sime Darby and Olam )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - ecowatch.com
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations and other institutions recently hypothesized that severe changes in the forest ecosystems disrupted an equilibrium that has been keeping the virus...
Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Falls Flat at Enhancing Its Public Image
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, injustice, labor, wages, protests )

Freya
- 6 days ago - alternet.org
The company's PR initiatives can't disguise its unfair labor practices.
Robert Reich: Wall Street Is Hard at Work Cooking Up the Next Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Wall Street, middle class, economic collapse, financial collapse, finances, economics )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class canâEUR(TM)t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.
Aboriginal Businesses Stimulate Positive Change in Australia
Business  (tags: goodnews, environment, marketing, Australia, indigenous people, Entrepreneurs )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
Indigenous people are three times less likely to own and run their own business than non-indigenous people.
Google Fix Your Anti Gay Translator - Petition
Business  (tags: google, gay, translate, petition )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - go.allout.org
In Google Translate, the word gay throws up hateful insults. As a company with a pro-equality record, please remove all anti-gay slurs from your translation.
Australian Workers at Food Flavours TNC Fight Lockout With Lockin! ACTION
Business  (tags: Australia, International Flavours and Fragrances (I, National Union of Workers (NUW), union member lockout, Dandenong )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - iuf.org
National Union of Workers (NUW) members at the International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) facility in Dandenong (Victoria) have responded to a management lockout by occupying the lunchroom.
And the Lifetime Award for Shameful Corporate Behavior Goes to... Chevron
Business  (tags: World, Climate, Chevron, Big Oil, Environment )

Judy
- 7 days ago - commondreams.org
As World Economic Forum gathers in Davos, satirical ceremony nearby recognizes corporate criminals
10 Words You Should Not Have On Your LinkedIn Profile or Anywhere Else
Business  (tags: americans, business, economy, humans, Linked-In, Job hunt, employment, networking )

Kamia
- 4 days ago - msn.com
Yes, I know. You are a team player, energetic, motivated, passionate and highly-creative. Guess what, so is everyone else. If you are looking to improve both your resume and the networking you do, this article will help make you stand out.
Raise the Minimum Wage for Servers!
Business  (tags: wages, servers, minimum wage, income, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 1991, the minimum wage for servers was $2.13 an hour. Fourteen years later, it is still at that level. Servers have to pay taxes on their pitiful earnings, so often their only real income is from tips.
GREAT NEWS*GREAT NEWS Milk Industry Fights Back Against Vegan Groups, 'Anti-Dairy Folks'
Business  (tags: almond milk, which is surging in popularity, cover-up, business, dishonesty, farming, money, marketing, lies, politics, GoodNews, americans, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, suffering, sadness, animalrights, activists, GoodNews, violence, safety )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - nola.com
OH WELL. As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. JUST DO NOT ASK WHERE IT COMES FROM (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Biggest Oil Companies in the World
Business  (tags: money, news, goodnews, oil, world, energy )

Andreas
- 2 days ago - rorqvist.com
Rorqvist.com Worldwide
Tell Senate Democrats: DonâEUR(TM)t Let the Republicans Gut Wall Street Reform
Business  (tags: Wall Street, petitions, reform, Congress, bills )

Freya
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Recently, House Republicans forced through a bill that would blast holes in Wall Street reform and put us all at greater risk of another financial crash âEUR" and more bank bailouts.
 

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