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Monsanto May Soon Face FLOOD of Lawsuits From Cancer Victims of Roundup Herbicide
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, money, politics, society, lies, humans, law, Monsanto, lawsuits, cancer, Roundup herbicide )

Ricardo
- 278 days ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Monsanto, the maker of the worldâEUR(TM)s most popular weed killer Roundup, could soon be facing an unrelenting flood of lawsuits from people who got cancer from their product. On Tuesday, a federal judge decided to allow three expert witnesses to...
Supreme Court Deals Defeat to Workers' Rights, Upholding Arbitration for Individuals Only
Business  (tags: workers, jobs, income, lawsuits, courts, injustice )

Freya
- 333 days ago - msn.com
The Supreme Court has sharply restricted the rights of American workers to join with others to challenge their company for allegedly violating federal laws on wages, hours or civil rights.
Petition - Protect Reportedly Abused Workers From Jail Time
Business  (tags: thailand, abuse of migrant workers, minimum wage workers, punishment, lawsuits, Corporate Responsibility, governmental regulation, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection laws )


- 433 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect workers who have accused their employer of abuse. About 14 migrant workers from Burma who were reportedly abused by their employer are facing defamation lawsuits. In Thailand, it is the workers who were reportedly mistreated, not the company...
Industrial Polluters Have a Chilling New Weapon Against Environmental Activists
Business  (tags: greed, lawsuits, activism, ecological destruction )

Freya
- 486 days ago - alternet.org
By using federal racketeering laws in an attempt to silence activist groups, corporations are setting a dangerous precedent.
Robert Reich: We Must Resist This Pernicious Legal Assault On The Resistance
Business  (tags: resistance, activism, protests, legal tangles, lawsuits, economic injustice )

Freya
- 496 days ago - yahoo.com
SLAPP stands for "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation." It's brought by corporations intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the costs of legal defense until they're forced to abandon their opposition.
Nestle: Drop Your Intimidation Lawsuit Against Osceola Township
Business  (tags: greed, resources, lawsuits, water, human rights, petitions, Michigan )

Freya
- 523 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
The community of under 2,000 people is just up the road from Flint, Michigan where residents still don't have access to clean water after one of the most notorious water crises of the century.
U.S. Cities May Be Taking Banks to Court For the Foreclosure Crisis
Business  (tags: U.S. cites, Banks, Fair Housing Act, Civil Rights Act of 1968, lawsuits, foreclosure crsis, standing, redlining )

Judy
- 1076 days ago - occupy.com
So should cities be able to sue the banks, too? That's the question making its way through courts across the country as municipalities are filing lawsuits against lenders under the Fair Housing Act.
How DuPont Slipped Past the EPA
Business  (tags: Teflon, C-8, PFOA, DuPont, Robert Bilott, regulations, lawsuits, West Virginia DEP, EPA, water, toxins, health effects, chemicals, coverup )

Judy
- 1335 days ago - firstlook.org
"DuPont made me money," he said, "but I certainly think now they needed to come clean with whatever happened." This is Part 2 of the Teflon story. C8, which is in the bloodstream of 99.7 percent of Americans, remains unregulated at the national level.
Workers Say While They Were Serving The Rich Their Employer Was Robbing Them Blind
Business  (tags: wage theft, lawsuits, workers, wages, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 1490 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The people who make fancy snacks for first-class passengers flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are getting robbed by their bosses, according to a new class-action lawsuit in California.
This Week in the War on Workers: Huge Amazon Wage Theft Case Goes to Supreme Court
Business  (tags: Amazon, wage theft, lawsuits )

Freya
- 1860 days ago - dailykos.com
Over the last couple years, a lawsuit by workers at Amazon warehouses has been making its way through the courts. Now, the Supreme Court has agreed to take it up. The workers claim that they were made to spend time off the clock going through security...
Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

Diane
- 2036 days ago - thedailyshow.com
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
The Beginning of the End of the Unpaid Internship
Business  (tags: unpaid internships, workplace practices, lawsuits, law, business, corruption, corporate, abuse, news, society, money, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2543 days ago - moneyland.time.com
In the workplace, there seem to be two long-established but contradictory rules: Everyone gets paid to work - unless there's mindless drivel to do, of course, and then you get college kids to do it for free.
BP Loses Two Oil Spill Rulings
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, oil, politics, law, lawsuits, BP, BP Oil Spill, pending litigation, usa, money, news, economy )

AWAY AWHI
- 2712 days ago - latimes.com
BP has lost two big rulings in its fight to shield itself from potentially having to pay billions of dollars more in damages related to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Transocean Says BP Withholding Information
Business  (tags: Deepwater Horizon explosion, Transcean, BP, BP witholding evidence from Transocean, lawsuits, employee fatalities, Transocean investigation )

Judy
- 3165 days ago - upi.com
Transocean has accused BP of withholding information necessary for its internal investigation into the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and sank in April. Of the 11 people killed in the disaster, 9 were Transocean employees.
Small Towns Vs. Nestle
Business  (tags: bottled water, small towns, water supply, boycott, consumers, Save Our Water, Nestle, environment, lawsuits, courts, deception, corporate greed ) )

Judy
- 3582 days ago - inthesetimes.com
When Nestlé Waters North America, the world's largest bottler of water, comes a-courting, promising jobs and increased tax revenues in exchange for local water rights, many small, rural towns get nervous.
 

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