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New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Speak Out: Darigold Workers Report Not Being Provided With Clean Drinking Water PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, business, americans, corporate, ethics, farming, labor, news, society, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting )

Robert
- 42 days ago - action.ufw.org
Be part of this action. Join the workers virtually by clicking the grey "participate" button below to send this e-mail to the Kroger Co. CEO Rodney McMullen. Tell him that all dairy workers should have a clean trusted supply of drinking water at work.
Economy Adds 217k Jobs in May; Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 6.3 Percent (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, jobs report, good news, labor, humans, government, society )

Carrie
- 138 days ago - washingtonpost.com
New government data released Friday showed the economy added 217,000 jobs in May, sending total employment to a new record high that eclipsed the previous peak reached just after the country went into recession.
Tell the Tobacco Industry: End Child Labor Now on Tobacco Farms ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, suffering, labor, protection, environment )

Cher
- 158 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
It's dangerous for children to work 12 hours a day in the sun and high heat while absorbing nicotine and pesticides. Yet in several U.S. states, children are spending their summer vacations and weekends working in these conditions.
JUSTICE FOR RANA PLAZA SURVIVORS
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, government, media, news, healthcare, politics, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, humans, money, news, politics, society, wal-mart, world, debt, economy, abuse, cover-up, lies, marketing, investors, labor, tec )

Wendy
- 172 days ago - credomobilize.com
My name is Aklima Khanam. I'm 20 years old -On the morning of April 24th, the management forced us into the factory using physical violence - Moments later the building collapsed. A machine fell on top of me. I was trapped under it..Read on & please sign
It's Gotta Stop. Take Action Today. PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: workers, abuse, business, corporate, society, labor, ethics, farming, safety, sadness, rights, americans, law )

Robert
- 289 days ago - action.ufw.org
Mauricio stated that he worked for over 10 years as a milker and, "all those years that I worked as a milker they never gave me a rest break."
Walmart's Latest Outrage PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, humans, labor, money, news, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting, culture, americans )

Robert
- 328 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
From the author of this petition: I work hard at Walmart and I shouldn't have to donate plasma just to pay my bills. But as the father of three, I struggle each month just to keep my kids fed. It's gotten so bad that I'm forced to live payday loan to pay
Boycott Walmart Thjis Black Friday PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Wages, americans, abuse, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, humans, labor, money, news, society, safety, rights, freedoms )

Robert
- 331 days ago - other98.com
"When Walmart screws workers, they screw the economy for all of us - let's show the workers fighting back our support!"
Mattel : You Must Put An End to Violations of Human Rights ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, China, labor, rights )

Cher
- 350 days ago - appels-urgents.peuples-solidaires.org
I am shocked by the conditions of work and life of women and men who produce your products in China. Up to 13 hours per day, seven days a week, overcrowded dormitories, toxic products handled without protection.
Petition:Slavery of Nepalese Workers in Qatar; Real Price of the Worlds Cup Stadium
Society & Culture  (tags: Qatar, Nepal, ArabEmirates, slavery, forcedlabor, modernslavery, worldscup, soccer, soccerstadium, football, exploitation, labor, workers, foreignworkers, trafficking, humantrafficking )

BMutiny
- 386 days ago - change.org
ignoring the hardships, blood & sweat of thousands of migrant workers, who will be building the World Cup stadiums in shifts that can last 8 times the length of a football match. One of the richest countries, exploiting workers from one of the poorest.
Tell Our Government to Do More to End Child Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, labor, protection )

Cher
- 500 days ago - nochildforsale.ca
With World Day to End Child Labour tomorrow (June 12th), use this as an opportunity to spread the word and advocate that no child should ever be for sale.
Canada: Support Supply Chain Transparency to End Child Labor ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, labor, protection, Canada )

Cher
- 505 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
At any given moment, approximately 115 million children are working in dirty, dangerous and degrading jobs. Boys and girls are trafficked or pushed in work that harms their bodies, minds, and spirits. Few can leave these jobs easily.
Want More Gender Equality At Work? Go To An Emerging Market
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, news, world, world )

Cal
- 549 days ago - npr.org
For the past decade more American women than men have earned undergraduate and Master's degrees; and in the past three years, they've outpaced men at the doctoral level, too.
About International Womens Day--Today--March 8
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, protection against abuse, International Womens Day, equal rights, news )

Cal
- 595 days ago - internationalwomensday.com
International Women's Day has been observed since in the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies
 

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