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Alexa, How Many Dogs Come to Work at Amazon Seattle? 7,000
Business  (tags: Alexa, dogs, amazon Seatlle, employees, pets, workplace, employee turnover, tech companies )

- 15 days ago -
Countless studies have extolled the benefits âEUR" for employees and companies âEUR" of having pets in the workplace. British researchers have even associated dogs in the office with reduced employee turnover, which is notoriously high at tech companies
Hate the Open Office? Think It's Too Loud? Enter the 'Phone Booth'
Business  (tags: open office, too loud, phone booth, offices, insulate sound, quiet space, employees, phone call, focus on work, business, environment, world )

- 21 days ago -
Tall and narrow "phone booths" are making their way into offices to insulate sound and provide a quiet space where employees can step away for a phone call or to focus on work. Most models have one glass side, but others are all glass
Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Business  (tags: women, mothers, workers, employees, pregnancy, discrimination, petitions )

- 27 days ago -
Discrimination is the last thing you should have to worry about when you're pregnant, but pregnant workers are still being denied reasonable accommodations at work because of loopholes in the 35 year old Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
Tell Volkswagen: It's Time to Stop Your War on Workers
Business  (tags: automobiles, manufacturing, workers, employees, economic injustice, petitions )

- 41 days ago -
Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have been fighting for years for a union. But management has waged an all-out war to stop these workers - refusing to negotiate, hiring high-priced union-busting lawyers, and trying to block a vote.
Amazon Refuses to Act on Climate Change. So Employees Are Speaking Out.
Business  (tags: Amazon, Climate Change, business, Jeff Bezos, employees, environment, Corporate Responsibility, labor, Yes Magazine )

- 45 days ago -
We know from labor history that when workers want change, they shouldn't just wait for company leadership to act. (article by Rajit Iftikhar for YES Magazine.)
Support the PRO Act
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, benefits, income, workplace safety, bills, petitions )

- 67 days ago -
House and Senate Democrats introduced the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act - comprehensive legislation to strengthen protections for workers' rights to organize a union and bargain for higher wages, better benefits and safer work conditions.
Hedge-Fund Ownership Cost Sears Workers Their Jobs. Now They're Fighting Back
Business  (tags: greed, Big Business, Wall Street, workers, employees, working class )

- 79 days ago -
Laid-off retail workers are demanding severance, labor protections - and an end to the Wall Street playbook of owning a company while hollowing it out.
Support the Raise the Wage Act of 2019
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, employees, pay, petitions, living wage )

- 80 days ago -
There is no place in America where a full-time worker making the minimum wage can afford the basic essentials. In fact, one in nine U.S. workers are paid wages that leave them in poverty, even when working full-time and year-round.
Support Stop & Shop Workers
Business  (tags: employees, wages, grocery stores, workers rights, petitions )

- 90 days ago -
Every day, all across New England, the employees of Stop & Shop work hard to serve customers and provide for their families.
Sign the Petition to Let Restaurant Workers Know You Have Their Backs in 2019
Business  (tags: wages, income, tipped workers, restaurants, employees, petitions )

- 113 days ago -
We saw huge steps across the country towards One Fair Wage, and we're planning even bigger things this year. We also know that we owe it to restaurant workers who fight every day for dignity and respect in the workplace.
Stand With Union Workers on Strike in Erie, PA
Business  (tags: workers, unions, employees, petitions )

- 135 days ago -
We cannot and will not allow powerful companies like Wabtec to undo decades worth of progress on workers' rights. Add your name to call on Wabtec CEO Raymond Betler to let workers negotiate a fair and equitable collective bargaining agreement.
End the Labor Abuses of Amazon Workers
Business  (tags: mega-corporations, workers, employees, greed, exploitation, petitions )

- 142 days ago -
Millions of Americans now rely on the comfort and convenience of Amazon Prime. But there's a real hidden cost to the efficiency of our packages arriving almost instantly: the health and safety of Amazon workers.
Tell Target: Treat Your Employees Better
Business  (tags: big-box stores, shopping, retail, employees, paid leave, mothers, maternity, families, petitions )

- 151 days ago -
Stop cheating your workers. Offer 12 weeks of paid family leave to ALL employees, including hourly employees who need it the most.
Three Reasons The Government Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses
Business  (tags: government shutdown, enterprise, taxes, SBA, employees, income )

- 182 days ago -
The government shutdown does more than simply disappoint those who want to visit the country's museums, national parks, and zoos. In fact, numerous small business owners are negatively impacted by the shutdown.
Pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, civil rights, petitions )

- 195 days ago -
They clean houses. Care for seniors. Nurse the sick. Raise children. But the reward for the hard work of our nation's more than 2 million domestic workers is low wages, harassment, unsafe work conditions, discrimination and even abuse.

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