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McDonald's Employee Fired After She Paid to Feed First Responders
Society & Culture  (tags: McDonald's, workers, charity, first responders, injustice, fast food )

Freya
- 302 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Heather Levia is 23-years-old, has twins, works two jobs, and is in nursing school. She works incredibly hard, and therefore has an appreciation for the hard work first responders do. When some firefighters in Olean, New York, came in to order food...
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
- 344 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."
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
- 441 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.
Sign Petition: Join The UFW in Standing Up For Homecare Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

Tom
- 2028 days ago - ufwaction.org
Stand up for California's homecare workers by emailing legislators and Gov. Schwarzenegger. Homecare workers provide critical services to the elderly and disabled in this state. Home care workers work long and hard taking care of our most fragile citizens
Schwarzenegger Plans $2.8 Billion More in State Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: homecare, workers, california, ufw, society, culture, rights, humans, government, americans, money, politics, economy, healthcare, elderly, disabled, federal, funds, critical, services, jobs, pay children )

Tom
- 2028 days ago - latimes.com
Schools would be hit by $680 million in new cuts, while the state's social safety net would lose $1 billion more in funding for the poor, disabled and aged. A 5% salary reduction for state employees would save the state $470 million.
Despite a Decade of Criticism, Worker Abuse Persists in China
Society & Culture  (tags: china, companies, workers, rights, abuse, humans )

Chrissy
- 2537 days ago - iht.com
Nearly a decade after some of the most powerful companies in the world -- often under considerable criticism and consumer pressure -- began an effort to eliminate sweatshop labour conditions in Asia, worker abuse is still commonplace in many of the
Miners Are Family, and Family Comes First
Society & Culture  (tags: Miners, family, culture, bonds, trust, safety, risks, danger, rescue technology, business, ethics, common-sense, outsiders, disaster, investigations, rights, coal, workers, owners, federal inspectors, lies, crime, corruption, death, education, environment )

Barbara
- 2678 days ago - huntingtonnews.net
Miners are bound together in ways perhaps not unlike the bonds that develop between soldiers or others whose occupations are inherently dangerous. They share a vocabulary foreign to outsiders. Miners place great trust in the person next to them for safety
Six Utah Miners Trapped After Cave-In
Society & Culture  (tags: cave in, trapped, workers, miners, business, world, society, people, Utah, humansusa, world )


- 2690 days ago - news.aol.com
HUNTINGTON, Utah (Aug. 6) - Six miners were trapped in a coal mine Monday by a cave-in so powerful that authorities initially thought it was small earthquake. Eight hours after the underground cave-in was reported, rescuers had not had any contact with
Challenging the Workplace Dictatorship
Society & Culture  (tags: law, activism, abuse, freedoms, women, workers )

Chuck
- 2838 days ago - alternet.org
We have fewer rights than we think, as employees in the U.S. workplace. This is a great piece by Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Nickel and Dimed" and other books about how hard life really is in America is for entry-level workers. This is an eye-opener.
   

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