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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
- 86 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 Away
- 105 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
- 119 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
- 236 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
- 275 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
- 278 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 Away
- 297 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
- 333 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 Away
- 447 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 Away
- 452 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
- 497 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
- 542 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
Transgender Job Seekers Face Uphill Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: labor, politics, society, dishonesty, news, society, culture, rights, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 554 days ago - money.cnn.com
The most recent comprehensive study of more than 6,000 transgender individuals was released in 2011 by the National Center for Transgender Equality. This report found the transgender jobless rate to be 14% -- double the national rate -- and as high as 28%
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Equal Pay Rights for Women in the Workforce
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, news )

Cal
- 570 days ago - forcechange.com
Give women the opportunity for equal pay by allowing wage inquiry and limiting employer retaliation
Take Action: Ways to Stop Human Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: katie couric, jada pinkett smith, human/sex trafficking, survivors, children, child, labor, american girls, selling daughters, abuse, corruption, crime, society, worldwide )

BarbCat
- 593 days ago - katiecouric.com
Want to end human and sex trafficking but not sure where to start? The Department of State compiled this list of 20 ways for you to get involved. 1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking and ask follow up questions so that you can
 

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