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Oklahoma Bans Local Minimum Wage Hikes
Business  (tags: wages, Oklahoma, minimum wage, income, injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - money.cnn.com
Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law. Gov. Mary Fallin signed the measure Monday. The new law also bars localities from requiring that employees receive a certain number of sick or vacation days...
Why Are Entergy Executives Selling Their Stock?
Business  (tags: business, corporate, economy, energy, environment, ethics, finance, investing, investments, investors, money, technology )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - safeenergy.org
There was nothing illegal about any of this ... But if the three people who know most about Entergy's finances (the CEO, CFO and CAO) ...don't feel that Entergy stock is a (good) investment, you have to wonder whether there's some big news on the horizon.
The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing
Business  (tags: americans, banking, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, law, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world's biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.
How Financial Giant Blackstone Got the Cops to Kick Us Out of Our Home
Business  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, society )

Cal
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Financial companies shouldn't be allowed to wield this kind of power over citizens.
The Rot of Wall Street Stinks All the Way to the Bank
Business  (tags: CEOs, economics, salaries, greed )

Freya
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
The U.S. is in a historical wage slump, while bank CEOs like Citigroup's Michael Corbat receives $16 million in bonus pay.
VICTORY~VICTORY~Pappas Wraps Up Family Fur Store
Business  (tags: 100 years will close its doors April 15, top floor will likely become a restauran, the longtime vegetarian has few plans, business, world, money, environment, society, treatment, prevention, GoodNews, conservation, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, protecti )

Kelly
- 10 days ago - vancourier.com
A family company that's been selling high-fashion furs across the globe for more than 100 years will close its doors April 15. Constantine Pappas said Pappas Furs, located on Hamilton Street across from Victory Square, has a long history in the city.
Tell LeBron James: Drop McDonald's! ACTION
Business  (tags: basketball, Lebron James, business, children, role models, corporate, consumers, money )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
LeBron James is paid millions by McDonald's each year to help hook kids on its greasy cheeseburgers, fries drenched in fat and sodas full of sugar and corn syrup. And when the McDonald's All American Game kicks off in Chicago today, these dangerous and...
TELL MCDONALD'S: Stop Stealing From Workers' Paychecks PETITION!!
Business  (tags: Stealing, society, safety, rights, interesting, sadness, news, humans, ethics, culture, americans, abuse, dishonesty, business, americans, economy, money, humans )

Robert
- 11 days ago - credomobilize.com
If we stole $20 from the cash register, we'd be fired and our employers would not hesitate to call the cops. If McDonald's and the other big chains steal thousands from their employees, they get away with it and corporate executives might even see a bonus
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Equal Pay a Reality for Women
Business  (tags: WOMEN, society, law, equal pay for equal work, equal pay, women's rights, business, society, news, politics )

Cal
- 13 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
No fooling, women working full-time, year-round, are still paid 77 cents on average for every dollar paid to men.
Mark Ruffalo | Fracking Exports Will Leave US Communities in the Dark
Business  (tags: fracking exports, corporate, consumers, greed, corruption, americans, politics, society, business, Ukraine )

Roseann
- 13 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Ruffalo and Hauter write: "Ever since the crisis in Ukraine erupted, the oil and gas industry and its friends in Congress have been pushing exports of gas."
 
 
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