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'Mind-Blowing Abuse of Power': Walmart Spied on Workers With FBI, Lockheed Martin's Help
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Walmart, Fight for 15, Unions, Labor, Workers, People Power )

- 2 days ago -
Newly released documents show retail giant used 'every deceptive tactic under the sun' to keep tabs on pro-union employees.
PETITION - Celebrate Innovation By Supporting National Entrepreneurs' Day
Business  (tags: entrepreneurship, sustainable business, job creation, consumers, support, society, Entrepreneurs, business )

- 3 days ago -
We're a country made of entrepreneurs. Men and women who built something from nothing. Created jobs. Made America what it is today. Our present was built by them. Research shows that businesses five years or younger were responsible for nearly every...
PETITION - Say NO to Fake Fair Pay!
Business  (tags: equal pay for equal work, fair wages, women's wage gap, women's rights, business, exploitation of workers, equity, politics )

- 3 days ago -
The women's wage gap in the United States is a real problem, with real consequences and requires real solutions. What we don't need is a fake fair pay bill like the one currently gaining steam in the U.S. Senate.
The Story Behind Israel's Shady Military Exports
Business  (tags: apartheid South Africa, Pinochet, Israeli weapons, Israeli arms industry, rwanda, South Sudan, Chile, Hutus, Tutsis )

- 3 days ago -
IsraelâEUR(TM)s shadowy relationship with tyrannical regimes the world over reared its head Sunday morning when
Tell the EPA: Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides!
Business  (tags: bee killing pesticides, harming chemicals, pollinators, toxic, bad products, responsibility, Sustainabililty, protection laws )

- 3 days ago -
President Obama and his administration have acknowledged we need to act fast to protect bees, but their pollinator action plan misses the mark and fails to restrict bee-toxic pesticides. So now is your chance to tell it to do better!
Business  (tags: Workers rights, exploitation of workers, working conditions, pay safety, fair wages, schedules that work act, politics, ethics )

- 4 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...
Nestle Admits Slavery and Coercion Used in Catching Its Seafood
Business  (tags: nestle, catching seafood, Thailand, abuse, business, corruption, ethics, society )

- 4 days ago -
Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestlé SA's supply chains.
Applaud Racetrack Owners for Closing Track
Business  (tags: racetrack, closing down, virginia, business, ethics, GoodNews, society )

- 4 days ago -
VirginiaâEUR(TM)s only racetrack with an unlimited license for betting has now been closed down. The land will now probably become a golf course.
PETITION - Don't Let Walmart Employees Go Hungry
Business  (tags: walmart employee, hunger, greedy business, People over profit, exploitation of workers, bad treatment, Basic Rights, ethics, humanity )

- 4 days ago -
While many of their employees go hungry, big box stores will draw millions in profits this holiday season. This is especially true of the discount conglomerate Walmart. As the largest private employer in the United States, Walmart enlists the help of...
Drug Giant Pfizer To Merge With Allergan In Deal To Lower Corporate Taxes
Business  (tags: allergan, pfizer, corporate taxes )

- 4 days ago -
These poor companies really need to weasel out of taxes. The merger is likely to be controversial and increase pressure on Congress to take on the inversion trend.
ACTION PLEASE: Stop the Korean Government's Attacks on Trade Union Rights!
Business  (tags: TPP, politics, corporations, resistance )

- 4 days ago -
The government is attempting to silence democratic criticism and force through anti-union legislation and an unpopular trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), by restricting basic trade union and democratic rights.
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

- 5 days ago -
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
PETITION - Walmart's Employee Discount Needs to Cover ALL Food!
Business  (tags: food supply, affordable food, SustainableDevelopment, food waste, employee discount, healthy foods, ethics, consumers, business )

- 6 days ago -
Across the country we are struggling to feed our families. As Walmart associates, we work every day surrounded by groceries, but many of them are too expensive for us to actually buy. Walmart could decide to alleviate some of our burden, by joining...
Stop Torturing Snakes for Their Skin
Business  (tags: Gilt, online shopping company, snake leather, abuse, business, economy, ethics, society )

- 6 days ago -
Online shopping company Gilt is guilty of selling the product of animal suffering. The company sells fashion accessories made from snake leather as well as the skin of other exotic animals.
Business  (tags: Internet, cable, TV, mergers, monopoly, petitions )

- 6 days ago -
We defeated Comcast's attempt to take over Time Warner Cable - but now Charter wants to pick up the pieces. And if the deal is approved, "New Charter" will become a cable behemoth that's nearly as big as Comcast - resulting in higher prices and worse...

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