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Support Stop & Shop Workers
Business  (tags: employees, wages, grocery stores, workers rights, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - ufcw.org
Every day, all across New England, the employees of Stop & Shop work hard to serve customers and provide for their families.
Life on $7.50 An Hour
Business  (tags: wages, income, poverty, minimum wage, economic injustice, videos )

Freya
- 13 days ago - blog.thehungersite.greatergood.com
The video is a distressing glimpse into life on minimum wage, and shows just how much government help is needed to keep low-wage earners afloat, as their big corporation employers see profits grow.
Trump Must Remove Big Pharma's Giveaways From New NAFTA
Business  (tags: trade, agreements, international business, prices, wages, drugs, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 17 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The new NAFTA fails to raise wages and protect working families. It also locks in high U.S. medicine prices.
Sign the Petition to Let Restaurant Workers Know You Have Their Backs in 2019
Business  (tags: wages, income, tipped workers, restaurants, employees, petitions )

Freya
- 25 days ago - rocunited.org
We saw huge steps across the country towards One Fair Wage, and we're planning even bigger things this year. We also know that we owe it to restaurant workers who fight every day for dignity and respect in the workplace.
PASS THE "RAISE THE WAGE ACT OF 2019"
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, petitions )

Freya
- 34 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.
Raise The Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, income, pay, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 50 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Write to your U.S. Representative and tell them to pass the "Raise the Wage Act of 2019" to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024.
Urge Congress to Pass the Fairness for Farmworkers Act
Business  (tags: agriculture, farms, workers, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 57 days ago - panna.org
Farmworkers are some of the least protected workers in the country when it comes to on-the-job harms. They are also excluded from federal standards for minimum wage and overtime pay guaranteed to other workers.
Close the Wage Gap
Business  (tags: pay, wages, income, discrimination, sexism, racism, petitions )

Freya
- 74 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
- 74 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
- 78 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
- 79 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
- 79 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
- 81 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
- 86 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
- 87 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.
 

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