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Australian Workers at Food Flavours TNC Fight Lockout With Lockin! ACTION
Business  (tags: Australia, International Flavours and Fragrances (I, National Union of Workers (NUW), union member lockout, Dandenong )

- 304 days ago -
National Union of Workers (NUW) members at the International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) facility in Dandenong (Victoria) have responded to a management lockout by occupying the lunchroom.
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

- 322 days ago -
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.
Activists Permanently Shut Down Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant Today
Business  (tags: Vermont Yankee, Entergy, Citizen Awareness Network, radioactive jalopies, atomic reactor, Solartopian, Citizen Awareness Network )

- 334 days ago -
The Vermont Yankee atomic reactor goes permanently off-line today, Dec. 29, 2014. Citizen activists have made it happen. The number of licensed U.S. commercial reactors is now under 100 where once it was to be 1,000.
Big Pharma Profiteering Gone Wild
Business  (tags: medicine, big pharma, illness, health, money, business, consumers )

- 608 days ago -
Even if one pill of Sovaldi only costs 68 cents to manufacture, it will still be sold at $1,000 a pill because that's what the company demands.
Judge's Order Stopping Horse Slaughter 'Potentially Invalid'; HSUS Lawyers File Motion Seeking Clarification
Business  (tags: animals, horse slaughter, ethics, environment, news, politics, government, society )

- 832 days ago -
Attorneys for the plaintiffs said the "potentially invalid injunction" against the two equine businesses has "dramatic financial implications" for the animal-welfare groups because it led to a federal magistrate requiring them to put up a bond of $495,000
Business  (tags: horses, horse slaughter, auction, conservation groups, politics, dishonesty, business, government, society, money, ethics, corruption, environment )

- 833 days ago -
Reno, Nevada (August 16, 2013) . . . A coalition of wild horse advocacy and conservation groups last night filed a federal lawsuit to block the sale of wild horses at a slaughter auction in Fallon, Nevada scheduled for August 17, 2013.
Did You Know, You Can Be Fired For Being Gay?
Business  (tags: LGBT, gay rights, discrimination, ethics, business, americans, society, usa )

- 852 days ago -
The country has long had laws that protect workers from being fired based on their race, gender, religion, disability or other characteristics of their identity. But sexual and gender identity aren't usually among those protections.
US Farmers Keep Eye on Immigration Reform
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, immigration reform, economy, government, law, labor, farming )

- 852 days ago -
American farmers are experiencing a shortage of people to work their fields. The workers they do have are largely from Latin America and in the United States with false documents. Farmers say without immigration reform, both problems will continue.
The 45 Coolest Promo Mobiles Of The Last 100 Years (PHOTOS)
Business  (tags: business, advertising, interesting, world, consumers, ad-mobiles, society, marketing, Entrepreneurs, corporate )

- 853 days ago -
From the Blatz BeerMobile to the WienerMobile, and every awesome ad-mobile in between.
Congress: It's Time to Raise the Minimum Wage ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, usa, americans, abuse, business, money, minimum wage )

- 856 days ago -
In 1991, a gallon of gas cost $1.10 and the minimum wage for workers who might earn tips at their jobs was $2.13.Now get this: Three presidents, more than 20 years and some serious economic changes later, businesses are still only required to pay $2.13.
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