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Protect Federal Workers From Trump's Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, workers, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 67 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last week, Congress approved back pay for some federal workers, but it won't arrive until the shutdown ends. And there are also countless others - mostly low-wage employees of federal contractors - who got no help from Congress.
Donald Trump Needs to Let America Get Back to Work!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdowns, employees, workers, petitions )

Freya
- 77 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thanks to tRump's refusal to sign a budget appropriations bill that doesn't include his border wall project, he federal government has been plunged into a partial shutdown that will affect furloughed government workers and "essential personnel."
The Women's March Organizers Are Planning a Massive 'Day Without Women' Strike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, workers, strikes, protests )

Freya
- 775 days ago - yahoo.com
The organizers of the Women's March on Washington - the protest that drew an estimated half a million people in Washington, DC - are now planning a mass strike.
Why Scott Walker Is An American Dictator In Waiting
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Presidential race, workers, wages, unions, smear campaigns, corruption, civil rights )

Freya
- 1338 days ago - alternet.org
Whether waging war on his political enemies at home or fantasizing about attacking enemies abroad, Walker arguably is the most toxic authoritarian candidate in the Republican field.
TAKE ACTION - Congress: DonâEUR(TM)t Endorse Israeli Annexation of the West Bank
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Israeli Annexation of the West Bank, illegal occupation of Palestine, Palestinian human rights, workers, violations, settlements, Americans, S 619, HR 825, PETITION, congress, government, media, news, obama, corruption, economy, ethicsom, freedoms )

Fly
- 1427 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Members of Congress should oppose S 619, HR 825, and any similar legislation or amendment that seeks to block Europe from limiting commercial relations with Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Why Right To Work Is Bad for Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: men, women, standard of living, americans, labor, labor unions, right to work, law, state laws, workers, worker's rights, worker rights, Working Class, Working Poor, workforce, ethics, economy )

Val
- 1428 days ago - epi.org
A thorough article about what "Right To Work" legislature means for states that pass it into law and its negative effects on worker's rights. Hot Topic since more states try to implement this "No Rights at Work For You!" law.
TPP Not Good For American Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ethics, government, TPP, TPP Trade Deal, workers, worker rights, labor, labor unions, women, men, globalization, economy, trade, trade agreement, trade agreements, foreign policy, foreign trade )

Val
- 1429 days ago - epi.org
Excellent article describing exactly how and why TPP is a bad thing and why you should care!
Support House Bill 8 to Raise Georgia's Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, wages, minimum wage, petitions, employment, income, workers )

Freya
- 1473 days ago - change.org
House Bill 8 is a proposed bill in the 2015 Georgia General Assembly that will ensure that workers will receive a livable wage by raising the state minimum wage to $15/hour effective January 1, 2016.
The Republican Ambush on Worker's Basic Rights - Elizabeth Warren - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: employees, labor unions, Republican hypocrisy, rights, workers, NLRB, petition )

Judy
- 1477 days ago - opednews.com
Instead of implementing policies that strengthen the middle class, Republicans in Congress are pushing a bill to stop the National Labor Relations Board from modernizing its procedures because it just might help -- yes, I said help -- America's workers.
Workers Rally in Support of State's Law Allowing Immigrant Driver's Licenses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gov. Susana Martinez, New Mexico, immigrants, jobs, workers, drivers licenses, government, politics, ethics, Govtfearmongering )

Carrie
- 1880 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
They say they do the hardest jobs, sweaty work in oilfields and dairies that Americans will not touch.That is why Arturo Donlucas and Angel Escarcega want the state Legislature to continue granting New Mexico driver's licenses to people who do not have...
President Obama: Use Your Pen! Raise Federal Workers' Wages -SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, State of the Union Speech, minimum wage, federal contractors, workers, government, executive order )

Angelika
- 1886 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Make this year's State of the Union be more than just words ! Raise the Minimum wage for federal contractors now!
American Jobs Made Here? Look What We'Ve Done!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, workers, Trade Reform, trade imbalance, trade agreements, economy, propaganda, free trade )

Norm
- 2930 days ago - ourfuture.org
You wouldn't know it from looking around you but this country has grown much richer over last 30 years. We have a vastly higher GDP, higher average income, much more wealth... But American workers haven't shared in it. It is all captured by a few billiona
8 Years Later: Ground Zero 9/11 Volunteer Dying of Lung Disease Is One of Many Still Fighting for Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 9/11, Ground Zero, rescue, clean-up, heroes, volunteers, workers, residents, justice, save, sick, lung disease, victims, exposure, toxic, contaminants, government, health, healthcare, Mount Sinai, World Trade Center Medical Monitoring, Treatment )

LucyKalei
- 3480 days ago - democracynow.org
Rep. C Maloney, co-sponsor of the 9/11 Health&Compensation Act, & Dr. J Moline, director of WorldTradeCenter Medical Monitoring&Treatment Program at NY's Mt Sinai medical school join Amy & Joe Picurro, 42, who volunteered for 28 days, now racked with pain
Take Action: Support The Employee Free Choice Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, americans, obama, free choice, unions, workers, corporations, greed, bonuses, middle class, american dream, money, wages, ethics, fairness, rights )

Tom
- 3657 days ago - freechoiceact.org
Good union jobs are key to restoring the middle class, and the Employee Free Choice Act would make it easier for workers to form a union. If a majority of workers wants a union, they should get one. It's as simple as that.
 

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