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STAND WITH AMAZON WORKERS
Business  (tags: big business, greed, workers, jobs, workplace safety, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - go.ourrevolution.com
Our Revolution and Warehouse Workers for Justice demand that Jeff Bezos create a safe and humane working environment, slow down the pace of work to reasonable speeds, and respect their fundamental right to organize.
Speak Out on Moms' Equal Pay Day
Business  (tags: women, mothers, earnings, income, wages, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 31 days ago - action.momsrising.org
June 10th was Moms' Equal Pay Day, marking the fact that moms - across race and ethnicity - had to work until June 10th of 2019 to earn what dads made in 2018 alone.
The Side Income Trap and the Rise of the 4-Income Household
Business  (tags: households, income, earnings, wages, shrinking middle class, gig economy )

Freya
- 34 days ago - msn.com
The side hustle? It's a trap! And if we're not careful, we're going to end up with a new economic category: the Four-Income Household. In fact, we might already be there.
Contact Your Members of Congress About the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (TCEA)
Business  (tags: labor, wages, income, disabilities, activism )

Freya
- 38 days ago - autisticadvocacy.org
If my previous contribution p*ssed you off, here is how you can help ensure that all workers, regardless of disability, earn a living wage. We need to close the loophole in the Fair Labor Standards Act that allows this unscrupulous practice.
Workers With Disabilities Are Making Cents Per Hour - and It's Legal
Business  (tags: wages, economic injustice, greed, labor, income, disabilities, disabled people, disability )

Freya
- 38 days ago - truthout.org
Imagine making cents on the dollar to toil in a warehouse, separated from the broader society, while repeatedly piecing together widgets or engaging in manual labor for some multinational corporation with which you've never interacted.
Tell Your Representative to Pass the Raise the Wage Act NOW
Business  (tags: wages, income, minimum wage, petitions )

Freya
- 41 days ago - act.nwlc.org
Millions of workers struggle to make ends meet for themselves and their families on poverty-level wages. It's long past time for wages to catch up to the economy for the benefit of working people and businesses everywhere.
Tell Walmart to Pay Their Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: wages, income, economic injustice, big business, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 41 days ago - act.berniesanders.com
Walmart is owned by the richest family in America. They must pay ALL workers a living wage.
Demand a $15 Minimum Wage and Union Rights at McDonald's
Business  (tags: wages, income, minimum wage, fast food, living wage, petitions )

Freya
- 61 days ago - fightfor15.org
According to McDonald's SEC Filings, in 2017 CEO Steve Easterbrook made $21.8 million, which comes to $10,480.76 PER HOUR. It's time for greedy corporations like McDonald's to stop paying poverty wages and exploiting its workers.
Join Bernie and Tell Delta to Let Its Workers Form a Union and Negotiate for Better Wages
Business  (tags: income disparity, economic injustice, greed, workers, wages, income, airlines, petitions )

Freya
- 61 days ago - act.berniesanders.com
Delta Airlines is a multi-billion dollar company whose CEO made nearly $22 million in 2017. But Delta is fighting its workers - some of whom make just $9 an hour - who want to form a union. That's a disgrace.
Support the PRO Act
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, benefits, income, workplace safety, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 70 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
House and Senate Democrats introduced the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act - comprehensive legislation to strengthen protections for workers' rights to organize a union and bargain for higher wages, better benefits and safer work conditions.
How the Hustle and Gig Economy Is Choking the Middle Class
Business  (tags: gig economy, wages, income, part-time workforce )

Freya
- 71 days ago - msn.com
Many gig economy workers are part-timers doing freelance work on the side, to supplement paychecks from full-time jobs. There are 15.8-million independent workers who are full-timers, according to The State of Independence in America 2018 report.
Demand That Uber and Lyft Pay Their Fair Share
Business  (tags: gig economy, drivers, income, wages, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 71 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft aren't paying their fair share. Because they treat their drivers as contractors instead of employees, the drivers are on the hook to pay both sides of the Social Security and Medicare payroll tax.
Uber and Lyft: Drivers Deserve a Fair Share
Business  (tags: gig economy, wages, income, economic injustice, strikes, protests, petitions )

Freya
- 71 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.
Most Restaurant Workers Don't Earn Enough to Feed Their Own Families
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, poverty )

Freya
- 76 days ago - truthout.org
In 18 states, restaurant workers earn a base pay of $2.13 an hour plus tips, a sub-minimum wage that has been frozen since 1991.
Support the Raise the Wage Act of 2019
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, employees, pay, petitions, living wage )

Freya
- 84 days ago - dailykos.com
There is no place in America where a full-time worker making the minimum wage can afford the basic essentials. In fact, one in nine U.S. workers are paid wages that leave them in poverty, even when working full-time and year-round.
 

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