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Close the Wage Gap
Business  (tags: pay, wages, income, discrimination, sexism, racism, petitions )

Freya
- 16 days ago - secure.ngpvan.com
Data show that measures like the Fair Pay Act are effective. As we've passed federal protections for fairness in the workplace, the wage gap has gone down. But we can't stop until it's gone for good.
Give Millions of Americans a Raise
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, petitions )

Freya
- 17 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congressional Democrats just united to introduce the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, which would immediately bump the minimum wage and raise it to $15 by 2024.
Federal Subcontractors Deserve Shutdown Protections
Business  (tags: shutdown, pay, wages, income, government contractors, petitions )

Freya
- 20 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The temporary end of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history won't help federal subcontractors like Pablo Lazaro, a cafeteria worker whom the federal government subcontracts to serve food to millions of visitors at a Smithsonian museum.
The Federal Shutdown Cost the Economy $11 Billion
Business  (tags: videos, shutdown, government spending, economics, investment, wages )

Freya
- 21 days ago - msn.com
The federal government shutdown cost the economy $11 billion, according to a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, reflecting lost output from federal workers, delayed government spending and reduced demand.
Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act
Business  (tags: income, wages, pay, workers, women, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 21 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Women across the country - especially women of color - are typically paid less than men. Pay discrimination is one reason why. Tell your members of Congress today to co-sponsor and push for swift passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act.
'I Could Lose My Home': Low-Paid Workers Hit Hard By Government Shutdown
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, shutdown )

Freya
- 23 days ago - nbcnews.com
Many subcontracted workers who clean, guard and cook in the cafeterias of federal buildings are unlikely to get back pay after shutdown.
Tell Democratic Presidential Candidates: Unrig Our Economy; Reduce Inequality
Business  (tags: wages, income, one percent, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 29 days ago - actionnetwork.org
For too long, our economy has been rigged to benefit the rich and large corporations. This has resulted in nearly all new wealth going to the top 1% in recent years.
Ask Target to Expand Paid Leave to ALL Employees
Business  (tags: wages, leave, families, pregnancy, petitions )

Freya
- 29 days ago - paidleave.us
Target is a place where families can "expect more, pay less," but this shouldn't come at the expense of employees' ability to provide for their own families.
BECOME A CO-SIGNER OF THE "RAISE THE WAGE ACT OF 2019"
Business  (tags: pay, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 29 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The federal minimum wage has not received an increase in nearly a decade. And at $7.25 per hour, it is now more than 25 percent below where it was in real terms half a century ago.
How the Shutdown Could Impact Government Workers for Months
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, health care, contractors, consequences of shutdown )

Freya
- 30 days ago - msn.com
Taylor Gautreaux, who is expecting a baby, works in software development under a government contract. After her work came to a halt under the shutdown, she was told by her company to use any remaining paid time off and then take leave without pay.
Tell Your Members of Congress to Support the Raise the Wage Act
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 31 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Millions of workers - mostly women and, disproportionately, women of color - struggle to make ends meet for themselves and their families because of poverty-level wages.
Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act
Business  (tags: income, wages, discrimination, sexism, pay, petitions )

Freya
- 31 days ago - action.momsrising.org
This new 116th Congress, the most diverse in history, is the best shot we've had in years to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 49 days ago - act.credoaction.com
They clean houses. Care for seniors. Nurse the sick. Raise children. But the reward for the hard work of our nation's more than 2 million domestic workers is low wages, harassment, unsafe work conditions, discrimination and even abuse.
Robert Reich: Here's How to Hold Corporations Accountable
Business  (tags: corporate responsibility, big business, workers, wages, environment )

Freya
- 54 days ago - alternet.org
Large corporations have a duty not just to their shareholders, but also to their employees, customers, and community.
Progressive Labor Standards
Business  (tags: employees, workers, employment, working class, wages )

Freya
- 55 days ago - democracyjournal.org
Dangerously high levels of market concentration demand a regulatory regime that holds large employers to higher standards.
 

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