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Corporations Want to Own Your Soul. Here's How We Can Fight Back
Business  (tags: labor, unions, workers, employees, activism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Unions represent a much smaller percentage of workers now, so few that some don't even know what a labor organization is - or what organized labor can accomplish.
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.
Protect Workers. Fight Inequality. Support Unions.
Business  (tags: workers, employees, worker rights, jobs, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
We have a chance to turn back the decades-long assault on organized labor and support the biggest change to labor laws since unions were legalized in 1935.
Trump Is Stealing Overtime Pay From Workers. Congress Must Fight Back
Business  (tags: taxes, pay, income, workers, greed, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 24 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Donald Trump and his Republican lackeys gave corporate executives and Wall Street tycoons a $1.5 trillion tax handout that padded their pockets without creating jobs. His follow-up act is to rob overtime pay from millions of working Americans.
Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Business  (tags: women, mothers, workers, employees, pregnancy, discrimination, petitions )

Freya
- 32 days ago - action.momsrising.org
Discrimination is the last thing you should have to worry about when you're pregnant, but pregnant workers are still being denied reasonable accommodations at work because of loopholes in the 35 year old Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
Tell Volkswagen: It's Time to Stop Your War on Workers
Business  (tags: automobiles, manufacturing, workers, employees, economic injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 45 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have been fighting for years for a union. But management has waged an all-out war to stop these workers - refusing to negotiate, hiring high-priced union-busting lawyers, and trying to block a vote.
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
- 62 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.
Tell Your Representatives: Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
Business  (tags: women, pregnancy, workers, employment, petitions )

Freya
- 62 days ago - act.nwlc.org
No one should be forced to make the choice between a paycheck and a healthy pregnancy. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure pregnant workers get accommodations when they need them.
Stand With Uber and Lyft Drivers: Make Gig Economy Corporations Pay Their Fair Share
Business  (tags: workers, employment, jobs, income, economic injustice, gig economy, strikes, petitions )

Freya
- 62 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The workers went on strike because they are being left behind. The IPO is a massive payday for investors on the backs on drivers. Uber's business model forces drivers to be independent contractors.
Support the PRO Act
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, benefits, income, workplace safety, bills, petitions )

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

Freya
- 77 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.
Hedge-Fund Ownership Cost Sears Workers Their Jobs. Now They're Fighting Back
Business  (tags: greed, Big Business, Wall Street, workers, employees, working class )

Freya
- 83 days ago - thenation.com
Laid-off retail workers are demanding severance, labor protections - and an end to the Wall Street playbook of owning a company while hollowing it out.
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.
Pepsi: It's Time to Drop Indofood for Good!
Business  (tags: environment, sustainability, exploitation, workers, ecological destruction, petitions )

Freya
- 116 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Pepsi has nowhere to hide now: its business partner Indofood has been kicked out of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, the world's largest sustainable palm oil authority, for mistreating workers on its environment-wrecking plantations.
Stand With Union Workers on Strike in Erie, PA
Business  (tags: workers, unions, employees, petitions )

Freya
- 139 days ago - act.berniesanders.com
We cannot and will not allow powerful companies like Wabtec to undo decades worth of progress on workers' rights. Add your name to call on Wabtec CEO Raymond Betler to let workers negotiate a fair and equitable collective bargaining agreement.
 

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