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American Made Sneakers for US Servicemen PLEASE SIGN!!
Business  (tags: American-made sneakers, servicemen, servicewomen, usa, 1941 Barry Amendment, loophole, society )

BarbCat
- 172 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our men and women in uniform deserve the very best uniforms and equipment and, thanks to the 1941 Berry Amendment, those uniforms must be made in the USA. But a loophole in this amendment excludes athletic footwear and, as a result, the US government spen
Stop The Abuse of Children in The Fashion Industry   video
Business  (tags: Jennifer Sky, fashion industry, child protection, petition )

Dandelion
- 193 days ago - youtube.com
Calling for the creation of an action committee to define and enforce labor protections in the fashion industry. 54% of models begin working on or before the age of sixteen. Agencies start recruiting at age thirteen. Few protections are given to children.
California Minimum Wage; Help Us Increase It to $13 / Hour
Business  (tags: minimum-wage, labor, California, health, families )

Demo
- 94 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
The California Senate has approved a measure to raise the minimum wage in the state to about one half of what it would be if it had been tied to inflation at inception, yet still about double the current federal rate; $13 / hour by 2017. Sign and help us!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Special K's Rainforest Destruction!
Business  (tags: economy, business, dishonesty, corporate, rainforest destruciton, environment, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 329 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A recent report by Oxfam shows that corporations like Kellogg's have acquired over 4 million hectares of land for sugar production. Activists say the purchases are undertaken without transparency they say much of this land belongs to indigenous peoples, a
Help End Modern Slavery in Hong Kong ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, Hong KOng, migrant workers, abuse, slavery, Indonesia, money, business )

Nancy
- 183 days ago - walkfree.org
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat - tell anyone about what happened and your...
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

Nancy
- 25 days ago - action.votevets.org
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
Tell the FCC to Reclassify ISPs as Common Carriers - Free Press Petition
Business  (tags: FCC, Net Neutrality, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, discrimination, Internet, Common Carrier )

Dandelion
- 49 days ago - act.freepress.net
The FCC's proposed Internet rules are terrible. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is pushing a plan that would allow rampant discrimination online. If approved, these rules would mean the end of Net Neutrality.
The Financial Industry Doesn't Want You to Know About Its Lack of Diversity
Business  (tags: financial industry, diversity, hiring, society, business, corruption, usa, news )

Cal
- 161 days ago - motherjones.com
Financial institutions fight a new rule that would have them assess employee diversity.
Walmart Employees Having to Hold Food Drive For Thanksgiving to Feed Themselves
Business  (tags: Walmart, Thanksgiving, Ohio, low paid workers, poverty, employees helping employees )

Dandelion
- 286 days ago - dailykos.com
Walmart's management is asking its low-paid workers to give to its even lower-paid workers. That's asking people who are kinda sorta getting by giving to those who are living in poverty by their mutual employer, who refuses to pay them a living wage.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prosecute Financial Criminals - ForceChange
Business  (tags: dishonesty, corporate, business, abuse, 2008 Financial Meltdown, corruption, cover-up, law, society, politics, ethics, economy, news )

Cal
- 323 days ago - forcechange.com
The 2008 financial crisis, which led to a world-wide recession, was not an accident or the result of incompetence. Rather, it was the result of rampant fraud at the top levels of the banking industry, perpetrated by specific individuals who ought to be in
Save Elephants From Inhumane Confinement ACTION
Business  (tags: Oregon Zoo, elephants, wildlife, animalrights, money, dishonesty )

Nancy
- 241 days ago - animalpetitions.org
The money that voters were led to believe would help these elephants continues to be used for other purposes. While these animals suffer in a cramped exhibit, the zoo has sacrificed their well being in order to further it's own agenda of maximizing profit
The Waltons of Walmart - The Greediest Family In The World
Business  (tags: WalMart, greedy family, The Waltons, taxes, inheritance taxes, strategies )

Dandelion
- 349 days ago - occupy.com
The strategies the Walton family uses to avoid estate and inheritance taxes on their fortune is establishing a type of charitable trust that can shelter money from taxes, and later put that money back into the pockets of family heirs, even at a profit.
Horse Slaughterhouse Notifies AG of Intent to Sue for Slander, Harassment, Abuse of Process
Business  (tags: Valley Meat Co., Attorney General Gary King, New Mexico, Horse slaughter, abuse, business, dishonesty, money, politics )

Carrie
- 237 days ago - therepublic.com
The owners of a Roswell company mired in legal disputes over its attempts to resume domestic horse slaughter have notified New Mexico Attorney General Gary King they intend to sue his office for slander, harassment, conspiracy and abuse of process.
Monsanto Stock Dumped as Reality of GMOs Sinks in Across Wall Street - Via Natural News
Business  (tags: Business, Biotechnology, US Stock Market, Monsanto, GMOs )

Victoria
- 96 days ago - naturalnews.com
Monsanto executives and insiders, including the CEO Hugh Grant, are dumping Monsanto stock in record volumes, sending the stock price spiralling downward. Hedge funds are also dumping Monsanto stock and share prices have plummeted.
TAKE ACTION NOW! COKE AND PEPSI:Commit to a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Land Grabs Throughout Your Supply Chain."
Business  (tags: native rights, indigenouspeoples rights, INDIGENOUS rights, environment, destruction, world, nature, protection, humans, corporate, dishonesty, economy, business, politics, society, news, sustainabledevelopment, environment, corruption, consumers )

Cal
- 320 days ago - action.sumofus.org
We've just found out that Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are supplied by companies that have been caught driving indigenous people and small farmers off of their ancestral land all around the world.
 

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