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Stand With Uber and Lyft Drivers: Make Gig Economy Corporations Pay Their Fair Share
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, income, economic injustice, gig economy, strikes, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The workers went on strike because they are being left behind. The IPO is a massive payday for investors on the backs on drivers. Uber's business model forces drivers to be independent contractors.
Uber and Lyft: Drivers Deserve a Fair Share
Business  (tags: gig economy, wages, income, economic injustice, strikes, protests, petitions )

Freya
- 13 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
People can't live like this. 60 hour work weeks, rate cuts, insurmountable debt, and random deactivations are devastating the livelihoods of Uber and Lyft drivers around the globe.
Stand in Solidarity With L.A. Teachers Now
Business  (tags: education, kids, children, schools, strikes, petitions )

Freya
- 121 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
L.A. public school teachers began their strike for better pay, smaller class sizes, more support staff like counselors and librarians, and the materials they need to do their jobs and teach our kids well.
From Verizon to McDonald's, the Worker Strikes Back
Business  (tags: workers, wages, strikes, pay, income, benefits )

Freya
- 1125 days ago - alternet.org
Recent workplace actions highlight two different strategies for worker gains, and the central challenges that they both bring to the labor movement.
Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 1894 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Fast-food workers from three states are suing McDonald's, claiming a variety of wage theft practices, including forcing workers to clock out but remain at work, docking pay to purchase company-required uniforms and stiffing employees on overtime.
Please Watch!! Check Out This Hilarious Clip From The Daily Show | SumOfUs
Business  (tags: corporate, abuse, americans, humans, money, fair minimum wage, strikes )

Tamara
- 2105 days ago - action.sumofus.org
After hundreds of fast food and retail workers in 7 cities walked off the job demanding decent wages, more and more people are finally waking up to the fact that the millions of workers making minimum wage are scrambling to survive while profits and execu
Fast Food Strikes Intensify in Seven Cities
Business  (tags: Fast food, Strikes, Labor, domino's, KFC, Wendy's, McDonalds, Editor's Picks, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 2120 days ago - salon.com
This morning marks the start of what will likely be the largest fast food worker mobilization in U.S. history, with a New York City walkout today kicking off strikes in seven cities over four days.
Walkouts, Protests Hit Walmart Nationwide on Biggest Shopping Day of the Year
Business  (tags: strikes, walkout, black friday, wal-mart, news, americans, business, corporate, ethics, labor )

Tamara
- 2369 days ago - truth-out.org
A lone worker walked out of a Wal-mart on the South Side of Chicago while two others skipped their Thanksgiving day shifts. A group of Dallas workers walked out after working through Thanksgiving Day.
Walmart Workers Gear Up for Black Friday Strike; California Workers Announce Second Strike
Business  (tags: wal-mart, labor, unfair working conditions, strikes, politics, money, society, business, dishonesty, ethics, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 2377 days ago - truth-out.org
With the help of online organizing and Our Walmart, Walmart workers are gearing up for a walkout on Black Friday. The workers hope to highlight what they say is the unfairness of having to work for low wages, in poor conditions, while Walmart profits.
Walmart Strikes Extend to 12 Cities, Black Friday Actions Planned - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: unions, labor, wages, strikes, retailers, Walmart, OUR Walmart, Black Friday )

Judy
- 2412 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Wildcat strikes by non-union Walmart associates are approaching a critical mass. Now, OUR Walmart, the organization putting together the strikes and protests, have put out a threat for planned actions around the most important retail day of the year...
Tell Walmart to Listen to Workers on Strike and Treat Employees Fairly - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: labor, strikes, Walmart, Pico Rivera, California, Petition )

Judy
- 2417 days ago - forcechange.com
As the nation's largest retailer, Walmart can certainly afford to pay its employees a respectable living wage and put them to work in a safe environment.
Walmart Workers Strike at Multiple Stores
Business  (tags: unions, labor, strikes, Walmart )

Judy
- 2419 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Walmart warehouse operators and workers have gone on strike at various locations around the US, picketing the most notorious, largest anti-union employer in the country over poor working conditions and persistent retaliation for questioning some policies.
Historic UAW: Gettelfinger Has to Flex Workers' Muscles!!
Business  (tags: UAW, Chrysler, GM, strikes, auto negotiations, auto companies, union-run trust funds, health care, retirees, media, strikes, UAW contracts )

Kathleen
- 4240 days ago - freep.com
He used strikes to squeeze every last penny and every possible promise of a job from the companies, in return for the UAW agreeing to major cost-saving measures, most importantly, a union-run trust fund to handle future health care costs for retirees!
UAW, GM End STRIKE!
Business  (tags: UAW, GM, Chrysler, Ford, strikes, lump-sum, workers bonunses, unions, job security, cost disparity, Japan, China )

Kathleen
- 4255 days ago - ap.google.com
The two sides gave no other details, but a person briefed on the contract told AP that it also would give workers bonuses and lump-sum payments and would pay newly hired workers at lower rates. UAW-run trust to administer retiree health care..$51 billion!
   

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