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US Politics & Gov't

SCROTUS Screwed Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP lies, labor, oregon, SCROTUS, video )

TomCat
- 50 days ago - politicsplus.org
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5 Protests Blooming in Washington This Spring
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Washington DC, Government, Activists, Direct Action, Protests, Marches, Climate Change, Corruption, Economic Policy, Labor, Resistance, Immigration )

Brian
- 129 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
"It's not just the cherry blossoms busting out across Washington, D.C., but protests of all varieties. As the snow melts in our collective memory, creative acts of resistance are taking hold on the wet ground of Washington. Here's a look at five of them."
More Republican War on Labor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, GOP War, injustice, labor )

TomCat
- 161 days ago - politicsplus.org
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Have You Heard McDonald's Holiday Advice!? PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, labor, money, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, abuse, congress )

Robert
- 266 days ago - momsrising.org
McDonald's is giving its employees holiday "financial tips" like, "Selling some of your unwanted possessions on eBay or Craigslist could bring in some quick cash" and "Sing away stress: singing along to your favorite songs can lower your blood pressure."
Workers Shorted On Pay Under New Albuquerque Minimum Wage Law Told To Find Private Attorneys
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, labor, minimum wage, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, republicans )

Carrie
- 336 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Workers still shorted on pay seven months after the city of Albuquerque, N.M., raised its minimum wage are being told to find their own lawyers and duke it out with their employers in court, advocates say.
Happy Labor Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Blog News, Holiday, Labor )

TomCat
- 352 days ago - politicsplus.org
My Holiday greeting to you all
GOP Education Blackmail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Class Warfare, Education, Labor, TEAbuggery, Video )

TomCat
- 369 days ago - politicsplus.org
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Repeal "Shoot First" ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, americans, ALEC, ethics, shoot first, stand your ground, labor, money, corporate )

Nancy
- 395 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Instead of balancing the value of each human life against the legitimate right of self defense, Shoot First gives the legal stamp of approval to a "shoot first, ask questions later" mentality.
Cashing in on Kids: 139 ALEC Bills in 2013 Promote a Private, For-Profit Education Model
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, corruption, americans, ALEC, ethics, labor, money, corporate )

Nancy
- 398 days ago - prwatch.org
ALEC boasts on the "history" section of its website that it first started promoting "such 'radical' ideas as a [educational] voucher system" in 1983 -- the same year as the Reagan administration's "Nation At Risk" report -- taking up ideas first articulat
The Supreme Court Has Severely Limited Workers' Ability to Sue Employers for Discrimination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate, corruption, americans, employers, ALEC, ethics, labor, money )

Nancy
- 398 days ago - prwatch.org
In the midst of landmark opinions on the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action, and marriage equality, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a pair of barely-noticed decisions that will severely limit workers' ability to seek justice if they are victims of-
Petition | President Obama: Rescind the Nomination of Starbucks' Lawyer Denying Me Justice | Change.Org
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, laborrelations, corporatelawyer, starbucks, unions, workersrights, righttounionize, starbucksunion, workingpeople )

BMutiny
- 435 days ago - change.org
Corporate lawyer Patricia Millett is disconnected from the reality facing working Americans like me and her legal track record makes clear that she would not be able to rule impartially on questions of worker freedom of association. A Shill for Starbucks!
Tell Congress to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act Now ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, business, pay, labor, equal pay, women, humanrights, usa, ethics )

Nancy
- 444 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Here is a disturbing fact: The Equal Pay Act was passed 50 years ago this June and yet, five decades later women still earn, on average, 23 percent less than men earn for the same work. Moms and women of color experience even bigger wage hits.
President Obama: Sign the Executive Order That Would Give 2,000,000 Federal Workers a Living Wage ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: federal employees, living wage, usa, obama, economy, labor, money )

Nancy
- 455 days ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
With over 2,000,000 workers receiving poverty-level wages, the federal government is by far the largest employer of low paying jobs in the country. It exceeds McDonald's (600,000) and Walmart (900,000) combined.
 

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