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TPP Protesters Shut Down Central Auckland as Ministers Sign Controversial Deal
Business  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, New Zealand, protest, Real Choice, objections, signature )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Protest group Real Choice planned the non-violent protest and a blockade of the streets leading to the centre, hoping supporters in their hundreds would create a "TPP-free zone" and shut-down the signing ceremony for as long as possible.
USA Retirement System Replaces a Declining Share of Pre Retirement Income Petition to Fix That
Business  (tags: Social Security, retirement, working longer, petition )

Unpacking
- 6 days ago - expandsocialsecuritynow.com
USA retirement system replaces a lower share of pre-retirement income than those in other industrialized countries. Consequences are that more workers are having to work far longer before retiring, if they ever can.
Syrian Refugee Children Found Working in Next and H&M Factories
Business  (tags: UK, Turkey, supply chains, factories, refugees, refuge child labour, H&M, Next )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two of Britain's high street giants have found Syrian refugee children working in their clothing factories in Turkey, leading to calls for other retailers to investigate their own supply chains.
Goldman Sachs Chief Threatened By 'Dangerous' Criticism From Sanders
Business  (tags: U.S., Bernie Sanders, Wall Street, Corporate Power, Election 2016, Hillary Clinton )

Judy
- 6 days ago - commondreams.org
Investment bank CEO says Sanders' critique is "dangerous...not just for Wall Street...but for anybody who is a little bit out of line."
How Many Lies Can the WSJ Pack Into a Chart on Liar's Loans?
Business  (tags: William K. Black, liar's loans, big money managers, fraud, control fraud, repeat of mortgage crisis, Alt-A loans, subprime loans )

Judy
- 6 days ago - neweconomicperspectives.org
The Wall Street Journal report that "big money managers" want to bring back "liar's loans." William K. Black reveals a MASSIVE pack of lies!
PLEASE SIGN! Yahoo - Stop Your Deadly Ivory Trade!
Business  (tags: Yahoo Japan, ivory trinkets, sales, Japan, appeal, Avaaz )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Yahoo is making a killing from trinket sales in Japan! Massive media on our petition forced Yahoo to publicly ask Yahoo Japan to review its ivory policy. But that's not enough - only a total Yahoo sales ban will protect elephants. Help keep the pressure
Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine Gains Final Queensland Government Environmental Approval
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, government, department of environment & heritage pro, bad news, environmental authority, betrayal, Adani, Carmichael Mine, Great Barrier Reef, Abbott Point )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - abc.net.au
Queensland's department of environment & heritage protection has issued a final so-called environmental approval for Adani's project. Betraying its environment AND heritage protection roles for $$$$$$$. NB - this isn't the mining permit .... not yet
PETITION - Protect Freedoms of Speech and Assembly
Business  (tags: freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, boycotts, conflict, international business, revocations, discourage, business practices, corporate interests )

Sabine
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
Doing business with companies that are boycotting countries the U.S. considers allies could be made illegal if a bill passed by the New York State Senate becomes law. The bill further requires the state maintain a list of individuals and companies who...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Congress Should Oppose the TPP Trade Deal - YouTube   video
Business  (tags: Sen Elizabeth Warren, TPP, Senate floor )

Judy
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor on February 2, 2016 about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. (TODAY)
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 )

Sabine
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
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,
Pay Equality Rights for Youth Workers in NEW ZEALAND - PETITION!
Business  (tags: equal pay for equal work )

FOTEINI
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
If a 14 year old and 22 year old waitresses were working same hours, same amount of work, same tasks and given same treatment, the pay should be equal. Young people have the same ability as elders and are just as capable. Now if a man and women
How Health Insurers Purge Customers   video
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, insurance.greed, healthcare, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, marketing, investing, investments, money, politics, usa )

Angelus
- 9 days ago - youtube.com
Companies like Aetna use way outdated height weight charts to discriminate against bodybuilders/fitness buffs. Aetna discriminates against diabetics in providing long and short term disability
Monsanto Takes It Out on Employees
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, usa, SupremeCourt, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, labor, investors, investments, money, usa, politics )

Angelus
- 9 days ago - readersupportednews.org
This is how companies extort the government:fine or penalize me, i fire so many employees and blame the govt so people resent govt officials. Officials dotn act because people will lose their jobs.
EQUAL PAY FOR ALL WOMEN IN USA! PETITION!
Business  (tags: equal pay for equal work )

FOTEINI
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As America is "The Land Of The Free" we should have equal everything. Pay, rights and a voice in the public is for both men and women!
EQUAL PAY FOR MEN & WOMEN IN UK! PETITION!
Business  (tags: equal pay for equal work )

FOTEINI
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today in the uk Men get more than woman when it comes to being paid in a job surely this is discrimination?

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