The Trans-Pacific Partnership is like NAFTA on steroids!

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“The TPP was written in secret by industry insiders who care more about corporate profits than working Americans! Fast tracking the TPP would railroad this bad bill through Congress, with limited debate, before Congress can even read the fine print.”

– WorkingFamilies.org

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If The Gap Can Raise Wages, So Can Walmart! (petition)

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From Credo Mobilize:

Walmart cannot be neutral when, despite its $17 billion in profits last year, it chooses to pay its employees so little that many are forced to rely on tax-payer programs. Pay your workers a minimum of $25,000 per year so they are not forced to rely on government assistance.

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TO FAST FOOD CEOS: YOUR WORKERS SHOULDN’T NEED FOOD STAMPS (petition)

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I know I’ve posted quite a few petitions about fast food workers and the minimum wage. I do so because I think it’s so important that people who work hard get treated with respect and dignity. If we as a society allow the current worker conditions to continue, we are allowing these ultra-wealthy CEO’s to be greedy. We are telling them that we condone their behavior and that their cruelty is okay with us.

Let’s be active and demand that fast food workers get treated better. Show the government we demand change!

From CredoMobilize.com:

TO: THE CEOs OF WENDY’S, MCDONALD’S, PIZZA HUT, DOMINO’S, KFC, TACO BELL, AND BURGER KING

Fast food workers in New York City barely make enough to get by. Many of us make minimum wage — just $7.25 an hour, or as little as $11,000 a year. Meanwhile, the Goliath corporations we work for, like McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut, are part of a $200 billion industry. These corporations reap huge profits and shower CEOs with exorbitant compensation while most of their employees qualify for food stamps.

Fast food workers are parents building a better future for our kids, seniors who can’t afford retirement, hardworking young people dreaming of college, faithful members of your congregation, and your community-minded neighbors.

We are New Yorkers. We’re united in the fight for a higher wage, so we can afford the food, clothing, and housing our families need and deserve. Boosting pay for our jobs will allow us to put more money into the economy.

Join us.

To sign the petition, go to CredoMobilize.com.