Tag: Workers

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August 17, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
It’s time to #FixOvertime!
Right now, salaried workers in the United States are only eligible for overtime pay if they are paid less than $23,660 annually – essentially poverty wages.
Issues: InequalityWorkers
June 11, 2015 Action Alert Karan Ireland
Not so Fast Track!
Call Congress today to oppose Fast Tracking the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership treaty): 1-888-966-9836. The TPP has been negotiated in total secrecy with lobbyists of the trans-national corporations and is much more than the simple “Free Trade” deal it's being promoted as.
Issues: Fast trackTrade agreementsWorkers
June 30, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
No One Should Have to Choose Between Job and Family
When we asked USAction members if they had ever used family or sick leave to care for themselves or a family member, we were flooded with responses.
Issues: HealthcareKids and familiesWorkers
August 7, 2013 Press Release CAG
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Calling on Corporate America to Pay Its Fair Share
At a time when the 1% have demanded so much sacrifice from working people in the name of deficit reduction, we must ask something of big corporations. That means “revenue positive” corporate tax reform that raises significant amounts of new tax revenue. We must start by ending all tax incentives for outsourcing jobs overseas, which would raise more than $583 billion in tax revenue over 10 years.
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityWorkers
Banking reform
March 21, 2013 Press Release CAG
Citizens & Workers Call on Congress to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes
Activists expose Verizon’s stashed offshore profits; urge Senator Manchin to support $1 trillion in revenue from the richest 2% and Big Corporations during Senate budget debate
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityWorkers
March 18, 2013 Press Release CAG
Citizens Mark St. Patrick’s Holiday With A Call To “Put The Green” Into The Federal Budget
Activists expose Verizon’s stashed offshore profits; urge Senator Manchin to support $1 trillion in revenue from the richest 2% and corporations during Senate budget debate next week
Issues: Fair taxationWorkers
December 20, 2011 Press Release CAG
House Republicans Say “Bah-Humbug” to Unemployed Workers
Today’s move against extending federal UI benefits into 2012 is an unconscionable abandonment of unemployed workers and reveals a Republican Party more comfortable with embracing millionaires than Americans struggling in today’s economy
Issues: Unemployment benefitsWorkers
February 21, 2011 Press Release CAG
Community, Labor and Legislators Stand with Wisconsin Workers & Families
Community and Labor leaders will gather with WV legislators tomorrow at the state capitol at Noon to issue statements of support for the public workers and their supporters in Wisconsin that are protesting their governor’s attempt to eliminate public workers collective bargaining rights.
Issues: Kids and familiesWorkers
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