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URGENT: Protect Farmworkers Organizing on Your Contract Farms ACTION
Business  (tags: farmworkers, contract farms, unions, Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco Internationalorganizing la )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - act.aflcio.org
Call on all tobacco manufacturers, especially Reynolds, British American Tobacco, Phillip Morris International, ALTRIA, Universal Leaf, Japan Tobacco International, to change this outrageous behavior of threats and violence.
TEPCO Using Secondhand Tanks to Store Radioactively Contaminated Water
Business  (tags: money, environment, energy, TEPCO, Fukushima, corporate, dishonesty )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - mainichi.jp
Roughly 20 or more of the water tanks holding radioactively contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant are secondhand, it has been learned -- a fact that plant owner Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) had not previously disclosed.
'Buycott' App On Anti-GMO And Koch Products In Supermarket Aisle
Business  (tags: gmo products, anti gmo labeling companies, food, food shopping, very smart phone app )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - forbes.com
One of these campaigns, Demand GMO Labeling, will scan your box of cereal and tell you if it was made by one of the 36 corporations (most of them household names like PepsiCo) that donated more than $150,000 to oppose the mandatory labeling of genetically
Luxury Apartment Building Will Have Separate Door For Poor Residents
Business  (tags: Housing, New York City, Poverty, Rent )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
A luxury condo building on New York City's Upper West Side has gotten clearance from the city to have a separate entrance, or a "poor door," for low-income tenants, according to the New York Post.
TAKE ACTION Ask Canadian Chocolate Companies to Commit to Ethical Cocoa.
Business  (tags: chocolate companies, ethics, cocoa, business, abuse, economy, finance, humans, labor, marketing, society, child labour )

Lone
- 2 days ago - e-activist.com
Our chocolate should not come at the expense of a child's safety or survival.
From Exclusion to Power - Organizing Has No Borders - July 24
Business  (tags: United Workers Congress, webinar, low wage workers, organize, exclusion to power, July 24, 2014 )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - unitedworkerscongress.org
Send around this information on your social contact list so that those who work in the low income industries can join in on this. We all know someone caught in these dead end low wage jobs with no room for advancement nor escape.
Why Gluten Sensitivity Is Probably Fake
Business  (tags: Gluten sensitivity, business, consumers, economy, finance, humans, marketing, money, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Gluten-free food is on the rise, and the industry is already expected to be worth 15 billion dollars by 2016. But experts say only 1% of Americans have disorders like Celiac Disease specifically called by gluten. So what gives?
A Community Helps Cook Up Business
Business  (tags: community, community meals, business, kitchen, Entrepreneurs, economy, finance, humans, money, society )

Lone
- 4 days ago - latestnews.io
At the East Scarborough Storefront, a small kitchen serves as a hub for classes, community meals and entrepreneurs.
Subway Worker Claims She Was Forced To Work While Vomiting
Business  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Subway worker in Freeport, Texas, claims she was forced to continue working her shift while suffering from a stomach bug, then was fired the same day.
China Credit Crash Would Make '2008 Look Like a Garden Party'
Business  (tags: China, Market Crash )

Michael
- 6 days ago - business.financialpost.com
A Chinese crash might make 2008 look like a garden party.
 
 
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