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End the Labor Abuses of Amazon Workers
Business  (tags: workers, abuses, greed, economic injustice, mega-corporations, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - dailykos.com
Millions of Americans now rely on the comfort and convenience of Amazon Prime. But there's a real hidden cost to the efficiency of our packages arriving almost instantly: the health and safety of Amazon workers.
Time to DROP Indofood Until It Cleans Up Its Act!
Business  (tags: ecology, workers, exploitation, ecological destruction, petitions )

Freya
- 15 days ago - act.ran.org
Indofood is guilty of worker exploitation, rainforest destruction and habitat loss. That's bad news for Indofood's joint venture partners PepsiCo, Yum! Brands, and Wilmar; and for its major financiers.
Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act
Business  (tags: income, wages, pay, workers, women, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 17 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.
Tell the RSPO to Suspend Indofood Now
Business  (tags: sustainability, workers, exploitation, agriculture, petitions )

Freya
- 18 days ago - act.ran.org
We've proven Indofood's human rights abuses and rainforest destruction. Now it's time to hold the company accountable.
'I Could Lose My Home': Low-Paid Workers Hit Hard By Government Shutdown
Business  (tags: wages, income, workers, shutdown )

Freya
- 19 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.
How the Shutdown Could Impact Government Workers for Months
Business  (tags: workers, income, wages, health care, contractors, consequences of shutdown )

Freya
- 26 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.
Let Them Eat Vacation Days
Business  (tags: workers, income, furloughs, ignorance, sophistry )

Freya
- 32 days ago - theatlantic.com
Kevin Hassett, chair of the White House's Council of Economic Advisors, thinks government workers are actually better off because of the shutdown. This is pure bull----.
Pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 45 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.
As a Grocery Chain Is Dismantled, Investors Recover Their Money. Worker Pensions Are Short Millions.
Business  (tags: economic injustice, pensions, workers, bankruptcy, greed )

Freya
- 45 days ago - msn.com
The anger arises because although the sell-off allowed Sun Capital and its investors to recover their money and then some, the company entered bankruptcy leaving unpaid more than $80 million in debts to workers' severance and pensions.
Robert Reich: Here's How to Hold Corporations Accountable
Business  (tags: corporate responsibility, big business, workers, wages, environment )

Freya
- 50 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
- 50 days ago - democracyjournal.org
Dangerously high levels of market concentration demand a regulatory regime that holds large employers to higher standards.
Support the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: workers, jobs, employment, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 51 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Add your name to stand in support of workplace protections for nearly 2 million domestic workers in our country.
Support the Stop Walmart Act
Business  (tags: working class, workers, wages, income, jobs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 52 days ago - act.credoaction.com
When tRump and Republicans enacted their $1.5 trillion tax scam late last year, they promised voters higher wages and more good-paying jobs. Instead, tRump's tax scam made the rich richer and failed to raise wages or create new jobs.
Sign on to Support the National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights
Business  (tags: labor, workers, income, wages, protections, petitions )

Freya
- 69 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Nannies, housekeepers and home health care workers are excluded from basic labor protections. That means many workers have to tolerate low or no pay and discrimination or harassment at work.
Tell Congress: Pass Paid Family Leave
Business  (tags: employees, workers, families, time off, petitions )

Freya
- 81 days ago - act.civicaction.com
Our nation is the only developed country on the planet that doesn't guarantee paid leave for workers. 20 million workers need to take leave each year. Yet only 17% of those workers have access to paid family leave.
 

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