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Oregon Man Fired For Refusing to Attend Company Bible Study - Universal Life Church Monastery Blog
Business  (tags: religion, rights, labor )

Glenn
- 45 days ago - themonastery.org
Faith in Jesus wasn't in the job description.
Should Prisons Be in Business With One of the Most Dangerous Industries in America?
Business  (tags: inmates, labor, exploitation, greed, workplace danger )

Freya
- 71 days ago - splcenter.org
Though they're among the nation's most dangerous workplaces, poultry plants in Alabama and other states in the chicken belt continue to benefit from what is perhaps the most vulnerable workforce in the country - prisoners.
That Raise You Were Promised Last Year? Wall Street Took It From You
Business  (tags: employees, working class, labor, wages, income, greed )

Freya
- 80 days ago - smirkingchimp.com
By and large, American workers haven't been getting the kind of pay raises that history predicts for an economy with such a low unemployment rate.
Take Action to Save the Lives of Outdoors Workers
Business  (tags: workers, employees, labor, occupational hazards, global warming, petitions )

Freya
- 88 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Heat stress can result in heat exhaustion, heat stroke and even death. Climate change is rapidly increasing this hazard for U.S. workers, and yet there are no national protections in place to prevent this growing occupational danger.
Demand All 2018 Candidates Tell Voters If They Support a "Jobs for All" Plan That Invests in U.S. Workers
Business  (tags: employment, jobs, income, workers, labor )

Freya
- 90 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Senator Bernie Sanders wants to guarantee a job paying at least $15 an hour (with health care benefits) to "every American worker who wants or needs one."
Socialist International of 140 Global Political Parties Adopts BDS, Calls for Military Embargo on Israel
Business  (tags: BDS international, Military Embargo on Israel, global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement for Pa, violations of Palestinian rights, news, money, marketing, law, government, economy, consumers, business, americans, labor, investors, i )

Fly
- 97 days ago - bdsmovement.net
Association of 140 global political parties, including 35 parties in government, adopts BDS and calls for a military embargo on Israel until it ends its violations of Palestinian rights
Pledge to Fight in Solidarity With Public Employees and All Working People
Business  (tags: labor, employees, working class, jobs, Janus v. AFSCME, petitions )

Freya
- 104 days ago - actionnetwork.org
By interfering in the ability of millions of public employees to come together in strong unions, a small group of corporate CEOs and wealthy billionaires are using the Supreme Court to rig the rules of the economy in their favor.
Black Unemployment Falls to the Lowest Level Since 1972
Business  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, labor )

Glenn
- 139 days ago - cnbc.com
Good news for the Black community.
Vermont Will Pay Workers to Relocate to the State Starting in 2019
Business  (tags: usa, money, labor )

Glenn
- 141 days ago - slate.com
I'd move there myself if I could.
Solar-Powered, Weed-Killing Robots Could Save Farmers Billions of Dollars on Herbicides
Business  (tags: americans, business, economy, finance, farming, ethics, environment, government, investments, labor, law, money, politics, society, technology, robots, farmers, herbicides, ethics )

Ricardo
- 148 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
These dexterous robots are getting ready to disrupt the multi-billion dollar pesticide and seed industry by using AI technology to selectively seek and destroy weeds. Currently, farmers are forced to shell out cash for large amounts of......
Café That Hires and Feeds the Homeless Has Just Built a Village for Their Rough Sleeping Employees
Business  (tags: business, labor, GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 151 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Social Bite has been lifting up Scotland's homeless for the last six years âEUR" and this eco-friendly village is just their latest achievement in their quest to end homelessness altogether.
Corporations Are Overusing SLAPP Lawsuits To Silence Human Rights And Environmental Activisits
Business  (tags: SLAPP lawsuits, corporate attacks on human rights activi, corporate attacks on environmental defen, pipelines, americans, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, government, labor, lies, news, oil, money, usa, world )

Fiona
- 154 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
This is a long overdue article about the OVERUSE OF STRATEGIC LAWSUITS AGAINST PUBLIC PARTICIPATION (SLAPP) BY CORPORATIONS. Corporations have used litigation as a tool to attack the credibility of human rights and environmental defenders.
U.S. Dept of Labor Misrepresents American Job Market to Encourage Individuals to Use Credit and Stimulate Economy
Business  (tags: abuse, corruption, cover-up, congress, troops, military, SupremeCourt, ethics, dishonesty, economy, democrats, republicans, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations, consumers, business, ethics, finance, labor, investors, politics, money )

Angelus
- 168 days ago - blogs.wsj.com
By creating "optimism", consumers spend spend spend on credit. Then when the bubble bursts and citizens are saddled with debt and default, they take personal hits to their credit reports and suffer while leaders save face and preserve their egos
American Workers Not Seeing Real Wage Growth
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, dishonesty, economy, socialsecurity, healthcare, housing, lies, media, military, SupremeCourt, u.s., propaganda, consumers, corporate, ethics, investors, labor )

Angelus
- 168 days ago - marketwatch.com
In fact most workers are losing wages due to inflation in food ,gas, housing and nearly all other expenses. A worker earning $13,500 in 1982 was making on average $7more per hour than say a Harbor Freight employee who earns $21000 per year busting butt FT
Homeless Are Getting Six-Figure Jobs in Poor Neighborhood Overrun By Tech Companies
Business  (tags: homeless, philanthropy, labor, GoodNews, goodnews, technology, corporate )

Glenn
- 174 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
With tech companies cropping up every day in San Francisco, the city's at-risk citizens are being squeezed âEUR" which is why this organization is giving them a HUGE leg up.
 

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