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What Big Meat Doesn't Want You to Know About Slaughterhouses
Business  (tags: Big Ag, meat, abattoirs, immigrants, undocumented workers, human rights, employees, worker safety, secrets )

Freya
- 360 days ago - organicconsumers.org
While many defend undocumented workers, few want to talk about the jobs they are defending that keep the U.S. in cheap meat. Maiming and amputations are disturbingly common, yet seldom reported by workers who have no rights.
Petition - Tell the EPA: Don't Let Syngenta Off the Hook for Poisoning People With Pesticides!
Business  (tags: Syngenta, harmful chemicals, chlorpyrifos, poisoning, worker safety, worker protections, accountability, Corporate Responsibility, penalties, charges, Justice for victims, prevention of further pollution, stronger protection laws, unethical business )


- 444 days ago - us.e-activist.com
In 2016, Syngenta poisoned 19 workers at a research farm in Hawaii. It sent them to a corn field that had been sprayed with Dow's nerve gas pesticide chlorpyrifos -- without any protective gear. After the workers were exposed, Syngenta failed to...
Petition - Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Next, Topshop and Sainsbury's: Keep the People Who Make Our Clothes in Your Factories...
Business  (tags: clothing retailers, fashion industry, clothing factories, worker safety, exploitative labor practices, work place, unsafe working conditions, Corporate Responsibility, fair work conditions, prevention of exploitation, stronger protection, sustainability )


- 460 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
After the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse that killed 1,135 people, retailers using factories in Bangladesh signed a legally-binding accord promising to uphold new safety standards for workers, and ensure a tragedy like that could never happen again.
Petition - Reinstate the 4200 Grasberg Mineworkers Now!
Business  (tags: Mining Industry, Workers rights, worker safety, social crisis, Reinstate, investments, Ethical Treatment, dirty business, conflicts, responsible behaviour, safety violations, prevention )


- 536 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Right now, there'a a social crisis at the giant Grasberg gold and copper mine in West Papua, Indonesia. A recent solidarity mission by IndustriALL found workers and their families have been without income, access to credit, accommodation, education or...
Petition - Lufthansa: Stop Endangering Workers
Business  (tags: Lufthansa, American Workers, worker safety, Health issues, air conditioning, Extreme Weather, Ethical Treatment, Corporate Responsibility )


- 540 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
54.2 degrees (130 Fahrenheit). That's how high the heat index rose inside of a Lufthansa airport food delivery truck at Dallas-Fort Worth airport in Texas. Lufthansa has decided to save a few bucks by using trucks without AC -- in some cases they...
Petition - Haribo: End Any Alleged Slave Labor
Business  (tags: slave labor, ethical concerns, sustainable business, fair work conditions, responsible sourcing, fair work conditions, worker safety, Workers rights, stronger controls, protection )


- 571 days ago - forcechange.com
Ensure allegations of slavery in Haribo's supply chain are investigated, and ensure all ingredients are ethically sourced. One of the world's largest confectionery companies has been accused of sourcing one of its key ingredients from suppliers...
Protect the Workers in Your Supply Chain - Action Network Petition
Business  (tags: Lear Corporation, Selma, AL, Hyundai, petition, worker safety )

Kathryn
- 1435 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Workers at the Lear Corporation plant in Selma, AL, make foam seat cushions for Hyundai. These workers--most of whom make $12.25 an hour or less--use dangerous chemicals, called isocyanates, which are known to cause asthma and related respiratory problems
Worker Drowns In Cow Manure Pond Ask Darigold What Protections They Intend To Implement For Workers - Petitions
Business  (tags: Darigold, worker safety, accident, worker protections, Randy Vasquez )

Sheryl
- 1504 days ago - action.ufw.org
Randy had often lamented about the harsh working conditions; the shifts were long, and he usually worked the night shift. He had also suffered an accident at work when chemicals splashed into his eyes. My children and I lost our lifeline.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Apple to Go Further to Protect Worker Health and Safety
Business  (tags: worker safety, Apple, supply chains, world, society, money, news, corporate, business, dishonesty, americans, abuse, politics )

AWAY AWHI
- 1711 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
Join Green America in asking Apple to build on its first steps to protect workers and encourage the company to go further to ensure all workers who make its products are safe.
Mine Disasters, Oil Rig Explosions: 100 Years After Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Risk to Workers Climbs
Business  (tags: labor, corporate social responsibility, worker safety, unions )

Norm
- 2980 days ago - alternet.org
As fire engulfed the factory floor, the seamstresses and workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Manhattan threw themselves out of the 9th-floor windows, diving to their deaths. The stairwell doors had been locked by the factory boss, who said he fe
   

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