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Tell Your Members of Congress to Support the Raise the Wage Act
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 90 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Millions of workers - mostly women and, disproportionately, women of color - struggle to make ends meet for themselves and their families because of poverty-level wages.
Stand With Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the Super-Rich
Business  (tags: taxes, economic justice, wealth, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 97 days ago - act.credoaction.com
America saw massive economic growth and less inequality back when our top tax bracket was even higher than 70%. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez has economic research and historical fact on her side.
Stand With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Tax the Rich and Back the Green New Deal
Business  (tags: taxes, economic justice, Green New Deal, 1%, one percent, petitions )

Freya
- 99 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
She's calling for higher taxes on millionaires and billionaires, asking them to pay up to 70% on incomes above $10 million. She wants some of that money to help support the Green New Deal to address the climate crisis.
8 Gift-Buying Alternatives to Amazon
Business  (tags: shopping, gifts, presents, economic inequality, economic justice )

Freya
- 123 days ago - yesmagazine.org
While patronizing large corporations can get us the latest or biggest gadget at a reduced price, it doesn't do anything to address the problem of economic inequality.
Add Your Name to Demand That Walmart Pay Their Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: wages, income, economic justice, fairness, economics, petitions )

Freya
- 143 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A new bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna called the Stop Walmart Act would force major retailers like Walmart, McDonalds and more, to pay a $15 minimum wage, provide paid sick leave, and limit CEO pay.
Demand Justice for Toys R Us Workers
Business  (tags: jobs, employment, wages, income, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 169 days ago - act.credoaction.com
More than 30,000 Toys R Us workers just lost their livelihoods. There was a buyer ready to purchase the company and preserve some of the jobs, but a handful of hedge funds decided the company was worth more dead than alive and blocked the deal.
Support the Measuring Real Income Growth Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, workers, working class, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 219 days ago - go.civicaction.com
Sign now to become a citizen co-sponsor of Senators Schumer and Heinrich's Measuring Real Income Growth Act.
Add Your Name to Co-Sign the Restoring Overtime Pay Act
Business  (tags: income, pay, wages, economic justice, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 380 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 2016, the Department of Labor strengthened requirements for employers to pay workers overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. Unfortunately, powerful business interests attacked this long-overdue update.
It's Time for a Badly Needed, Long Overdue Raise for Overtime Workers!
Business  (tags: wages, overtime, workers, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 1367 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Support the new overtime regulation (Federal Register #2015-15464)!
TAKE ACTION - Why Is Oprah Wearing Diamonds From a Settlement Mogul?
Business  (tags: Lev Leviev, Oprah, blood diamonds, economic justice, racism, settlements, Palestine, human rights abuses, usa, world, news, labor, ethics, abuse )

Fly
- 1372 days ago - endtheoccupation.org
What was Oprah doing on the cover of O Magazine wearing diamonds from Lev Leviev, an Israeli billionaire whose companies have been involved in brutal human rights abuses
Why Corporate Fat Cats' Complaints About Overtime Pay Ring Hollow
Business  (tags: wages, overtime, pay, economic justice )

Freya
- 1381 days ago - alternet.org
A well-run firm could find money to compensate employees who devote extra hours to ensure the place keeps humming.
Tell Congress: Support the Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street Gambling
Business  (tags: taxes, Wall Street, Robin Hood tax, fairness, economic justice, investing )

Freya
- 1480 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Are you sick of Wall Street banks getting richer by the second and never paying their fair share even after we bailed them out? HereâEUR(TM)s one thing that could help: A fraction of a percentage tax on each of the transactions made by Wall Street.
What Do Tom Brady And A Kazakh Banking Mogul Have To Do With The Affordable Housing Crisis?
Business  (tags: cities, economic justice, housing, shell companies )

Judy
- 1508 days ago - thinkprogress.org
High-end real estate transactions between the very wealthy, shrouded in legal secrecy and tangled in webs of shell companies, appear to be fueling criminality amid a housing affordability crisis for everyone who isn't rich.
   

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