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TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Carnival Cruise Lines: Pay Your Workers the Minimum Wage and Ensure Their Safety


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Cal
- 610 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tell Carnival that it needs to treat its staff like human beings: Pay a fair wage and institute basic safety precautions.



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Carrie B. (309)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 4:56 pm
Signed and noted. May I also add that anyone out there who voluntarily takes a cruise is an idiot!
 

Vicky P. (466)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 5:20 pm
noted and signed
 

Natasha Salgado (538)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 6:51 pm
Why on earth would someone want to work on a slave ship anyway???
 

Arild Warud (166)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:16 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:28 am
I'm not certain I would want any job where I relied on tips. But I imagine they do get room and board.
 

Emma S. (227)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:11 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:19 am
signed and noted
 

Angelus Silesius (66)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:33 am
According to the "Is it legal" portion of the O"Reilly Factor on 2/19/13. these cruise lines make customers sign an 8 page waiver preventing the line from liability unless there is negligence
 

Jaime A. (33)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:38 am
Noted.
 

Jaime A. (33)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:47 am
Done.!!
 

Gloria picchetti (296)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:55 am
I can't imagine working on a dangerous ship with a bunch of drunks. Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:59 am
Signed and shared, thanks Cal
 

Christeen Anderson (513)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 6:08 am
Signed.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 6:11 am
S&N
 

Sharon Tyson (73)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 6:57 am
Signed and shared. These women and men work hard and deserve to be paid a fair wage.
 

Claudia Acosta (28)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 7:17 am
Noted!
 

Danny M. (85)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 8:31 am
Signed. Thanks Cal!
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 10:59 am
HAPPILY DONE!
 

Elizabeth Hazell (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:57 am
I have a relative who is in the Marine Transportation business. He tells me many companies flag their ships in foreign nations, to avoid having to pay their crew members a living wage, or to be compelled to follow the health and safety laws for workers of the United States. U.S. companies flag their ships in foreign nations, in order to be exempt from U.S. labor and health and safety laws for their employees on their ships. This means that the crews are poorly trained, and poorly compensated, and on cruise ships, it puts passengers at risk. U.S. owned companies should be required to flag their ships in the U.S. and pay their employees a living wage, and give them all the protections of U.S. laws for their health and safety, and the health and safety of the passengers on their ships.
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:24 pm
Signed.
 

Nola g. (5)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:32 pm
Wow,how horrible.
 

John B. (175)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 1:34 pm
Thanks Cal for the link. Signed and noted.
 

David Johnson (15)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 2:01 pm
Signed and noted! How disgusting! Thanks Cal!
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 2:34 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cal.
 

LMj Sunshine (134)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 2:45 pm
TY!!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 3:54 pm
noted / signed
 

Natalie V. (27)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 3:58 pm
noted / signed
 

Birgit W. (147)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:22 pm
Signed
 

Ray M. (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 4:51 pm
They should be obligated to do that what with the fees they charge passengers. They should also be forbidden from forcing people into signing over their right to sue, especially when it's clearly their fault. They're a typical greedy corporation sticking it to the people.
 

Sheila S. (63)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:28 pm
S,N and shared with friends who take cruises. I never have and probably never will!
 

Robert Tomlinson (65)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 5:45 pm
Signed & Noted!
 

Winn Adams (193)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 6:06 pm
Signed
 

Lisa Wolfe (2)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 7:28 pm
Signed and shared. I, too, have never taken a cruise and for a myriad of reasons never will.
 

Susan Allen (218)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 11:28 pm
signed and share
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 12:17 am
Signed. Thanks Cal. They deserve better.
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 1:25 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Ludger W. (72)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 1:56 am
done
 

Ben Oscarsito (316)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 4:59 am
Done!
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 8:59 am
Noted & signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Pogle S. (88)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 2:20 pm
N&S You know there was a time when working the P&O cruise liners was only open to top professionals with a wage that matched their status but I am thinking of friends more than 35 years ago who considered the work as the acme of their young lives because they were seeing parts of the world that they otherwise wouldn't have. I always felt a little envious listening to their happy stories. Yes their quarters were cramped and the staff areas were a bit grimmer than the passenger side but exciting just the same. Given the proliferation of cruise ships nowadays I shouldn't be surprised that staff conditions have gone so far down hill and they are being treated like slaves. These current conditions cannot be right and must be addressed immediately!
 

Helen Porter (40)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 6:00 pm
noted and signed
 
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