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Wealth at What Cost? Amazon By the Numbers
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, corporate, energy, environment, ethics, labor, money, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - greenamerica.org
Amazon is one of the wealthiest companies on Earth and has a huge impact on people and the planet. Is it using that wealth responsibly? The numbers tell the story.
Contact Your Members of Congress About the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (TCEA)
Business  (tags: labor, wages, income, disabilities, activism )

Freya
- 34 days ago - autisticadvocacy.org
If my previous contribution p*ssed you off, here is how you can help ensure that all workers, regardless of disability, earn a living wage. We need to close the loophole in the Fair Labor Standards Act that allows this unscrupulous practice.
Workers With Disabilities Are Making Cents Per Hour - and It's Legal
Business  (tags: wages, economic injustice, greed, labor, income, disabilities, disabled people, disability )

Freya
- 34 days ago - truthout.org
Imagine making cents on the dollar to toil in a warehouse, separated from the broader society, while repeatedly piecing together widgets or engaging in manual labor for some multinational corporation with which you've never interacted.
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 )

Katherine
- 45 days ago - yesmagazine.org
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.)
HereâEUR(TM)s the Real Reason American Workers Have It So Hard
Business  (tags: labor, money, abuse, Entrepreneurs, corporate, business, ethics, dishonesty, economy, americans )

Glenn
- 73 days ago - alternet.org
Americans are not happy. And for good reason: They continue to suffer financial stress caused by decades of flat income.
Walmart to Find Jobs for Greeters After Backlash
Business  (tags: activists, wal-mart, GoodNews, goodnews, labor, disabled people, business, corporate )

Glenn
- 133 days ago - yahoo.com
Thanks to you, thousands of jobs for disabled people are saved.
Walmart To Do Away With Greeters Causing Many Employees With Disabilities To Be Out Of Work
Business  (tags: labor, disabled, wal-mart, business, corporate )

Glenn
- 139 days ago - inquisitr.com
Walmart is eliminating âEUR~people greetersâEUR(TM) from their stores. Anyone whoâEUR(TM)s been inside a Walmart during their lifetime has likely been greeted by a friendly âEURoeWelcome to Walmart!" by a store employee when they come in.
Petition: Raise the Federal Minimum Wage.
Business  (tags: americans, labor, law, economy, finance, money )

Glenn
- 157 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please help all working Americans and their families by signing this petition.
Appalachian Coal Miners Who Lost Their Jobs Are Being Retrained as Beekeepers âEUR" for Free
Business  (tags: philanthropy, education, GoodNews, goodnews, labor )

Glenn
- 161 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
As a means of lifting former coal miners out of poverty, this West Virginia nonprofit is retraining them to be beekeepers.
Dress for Less at What Cost? Garment Workers Protest Ross Stores
Business  (tags: activists, Dress for Less, Anti-Sweatshop Saturday, wages, working conditions, garment workers, world, labor organizers, news, labor, law, usa, society, americans, business, consumers, corporate, activists, media, usa )

Fly
- 219 days ago - liberationnews.org
On Dec. 1, activists and labor organizers marched through downtown Los Angeles, marking Anti-Sweatshop Saturday to demand better wages and working conditions for garment workers
Sign on to Support the National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: labor, workers, income, wages, protections, petitions )

Freya
- 220 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Nannies, housekeepers and home health care workers are excluded from basic labor protections. That means many workers have to tolerate low or no pay and discrimination or harassment at work.
Beyonce Caught Paying Sweatshop Workers 54 Cents An Hour For Her Clothing Line
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, dishonesty, ethics, labor, marketing, money, society, cover-up, Beyonce, sweatshop workers, exploration, slave labor, shame, clothing )

Ricardo
- 226 days ago - newspunch.com
Beyonce has come under fire for employing sweatshop workers in Sri Lanka and paying them 54 cents an hour to produce her new range of clothing. Factory workers at the MAS factory conglomerate in Sri Lanka were found to be assembling BeyonceâEUR(TM)s
 

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