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Big Pharma Profiteering Gone Wild
Business  (tags: medicine, big pharma, illness, health, money, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 272 days ago - naturalnews.com
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 )

Carrie
- 496 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
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
LAWSUIT FILED TO STOP SALE OF WILD HORSES AT SLAUGHTER AUCTION ON SATURDAY
Business  (tags: horses, horse slaughter, auction, conservation groups, politics, dishonesty, business, government, society, money, ethics, corruption, environment )

Carrie
- 497 days ago - wildhorsepreservation.org
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 )

Carrie
- 516 days ago - aflcio.org
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 )

Carrie
- 516 days ago - voanews.com
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 )

Carrie
- 517 days ago - buzzfeed.com
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 )

Nancy
- 520 days ago - action.seiu.org
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.
Food Distributor Sysco Under Investigation for Keeping Perishables in Outdoor Sheds
Business  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, food safety, public health, money, abuse )

Carrie
- 534 days ago - rawstory.com
Public health officials in California are investigating one of the country's biggest food distributors following a KNTV-TV report showing employees storing perishable food products in unrefrigerated metal sheds.
Words Like 'Good' And 'Will' Don't Belong Together If This Is The Kind Of Thing They Do
Business  (tags: abuse, disabled Americans, civil rights, ethical, fair )

Ellen
- 537 days ago - upworthy.com
A story about how Goodwill treats its sheltered workshop workers. We need to update the fair labor act.
Updated Who Owns Organic Link
Business  (tags: family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, business, consumers, corporate )

Nancy
- 545 days ago - care2.com
Dr. Phil Howard, an Associate Professor at Michigan State, is responsible for the creation and updating of the organic food business chart. He teaches in the University's Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies program.
 
 
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