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Republicans Threaten To Defund Court If It Does Not Vote Their Way
Business  (tags: Court, laws, defund, William E. Raftery, Republicans, Democrats, Kansas, judicial independence )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - wsj.com
Legal experts said the legislation may be the first to peg the Third Branchs budget to the outcome of an individual case, and public-interest groups described it as the most pointed challenge to judicial independence in recent memory.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL MCDONALD'S: Pay a Living Wage to Your Workers!
Business  (tags: corruption, corporate, business, labor, living wages, Mcdonald's )

Cal
- 3 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's doesn't want anyone to see the historic protests that are planned at its shareholder meeting this year âEUR" so it decided to ban the media.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Walmart's Water Bottling in Drought-Stricken California
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, corporate, wal-mart, environment, ethics )

Cal
- 10 days ago - forcechange.com
California water is being bottled and sold at an enormous profit by Walmart despite the fact that the state is experiencing its worst drought in history.
Tell Interior That Americans Deserve a Fair Return on Federal Coal
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, coal, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, energy, ethics, finance, government, investing, money, usa )

Kathy
- 25 days ago - pogo.org
Public lands belong to all Americans. So, when companies mine coal from federal lands and sell it for a profit, they're required to pay royalties back to the American people. The Interior Department collects these royalties on our behalf and disburses the
Why Some Restaurants Are Doing Away With Tipping
Business  (tags: tipping )

Save Anim
- 33 days ago - msn.com
The starting salary at Dirt Candy is $15 an hour, nearly twice the minimum wage in New York ($8.75), and three times the minimum wage for food service employees ($5) who get tips.
Tell President Obama: Lead the Fight Against Payday Lenders
Business  (tags: payday loans, payday lenders, unethical business, scams, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 34 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Would you loan someone money, knowing he can't afford to pay you back on time, just so you can charge him fees and trap him into taking out another, and then another loan? Payday lenders do it every single day.
Fight For $15 Swells Into Largest Protest By Low Wage Workers In US History
Business  (tags: $15 minimum wage, low wage labor protest, worker walk out, organized labor, 200 cities )

Dandelion
- 37 days ago - theguardian.com
Workers in more than 200 cities walked out on jobs or joined protests bankrolled by organized labor in latest bid to raise minimum wage. People are sick of wealth at the top and no accountability for corporations.
Student Debt Cancellation: The Hidden Tax Trap That Will Cripple America's Families
Business  (tags: student debt, tax laws, dishonesty, consumers, government, society, law, politics, usa )

Cal
- 41 days ago - occupy.com
Many people will lose their homes or be forced to sell. Many will go bankrupt. And many will trade student-debt collectors for even more powerful IRS debt collectors.
Executives of Nuclear Company Made Questionable Political Donations
Business  (tags: environment, dishonesty, corruption, money, nuclear compamny, political donations )

Naoko
- 43 days ago - mainichi.jp
Five executives of a nuclear equipment company each donated the maximum amount of money allowed to a fund-managing association for Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko in what may have been disguised corporation donations, it has been learned.
Worker Drowns In Cow Manure Pond Ask Darigold What Protections They Intend To Implement For Workers - Petitions
Business  (tags: Darigold, worker safety, accident, worker protections, Randy Vasquez )

Dandelion
- 43 days ago - action.ufw.org
Randy had often lamented about the harsh working conditions; the shifts were long, and he usually worked the night shift. He had also suffered an accident at work when chemicals splashed into his eyes. My children and I lost our lifeline.
 
 
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