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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
- 10 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
- 10 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
- 17 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
Here's How the Trump Administration Is Bringing Back Child Labor
Business  (tags: labor, jobs, children, kids, work )

Freya
- 49 days ago - alternet.org
Didn't we settle the issue of child labor like a century ago? Don't we have a government agency that researches the hazards of this kind of work?
What Happened to All the Good Jobs?
Business  (tags: labor, work, jobs, income, employment, gig economy, temporaries )

Freya
- 49 days ago - thenation.com
To understand how the steady job began to disappear, you have to understand why it emerged in the first place in the 1940s and '50s.
Oregon Man Fired For Refusing to Attend Company Bible Study - Universal Life Church Monastery Blog
Business  (tags: religion, rights, labor )

Glenn
- 103 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
- 129 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
- 138 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
- 145 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
- 148 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
- 155 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
- 162 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
- 197 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
- 199 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
- 205 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......
 

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