Labor Exploitation

Unsafe working conditions, forced labor, poverty wages. Public companies are often exposed to exploitative labor through their suppliers and partners if not directly, and these practices occur across industries from high tech to agriculture.



Stories


Amazon says almost 20,000 of its frontline workers have had Covid-19.

American employers continue to cut jobs at rates that dwarf the pace of layoffs in past decades, ev…

3 weeks, 6 days

Amazon downplayed rising injury rates at its warehouses, investigation finds

Injuries inside Amazon's warehouses continue to be on the rise, despite the company's claims that i…

3 weeks, 6 days

Kroger Bans BLM Buttons, Prompting Unfair Labor Practice Charges

A Kroger Co. ban on Black Lives Matter buttons in two of its supermarket chains has brought ire-and…

1 month

Hero Pay Raises Disappear for Many Essential Workers

Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation f…

3 months, 2 weeks

Kickstarter workers vote to unionize

Kickstarter today announced that its staff has decided to unionize. The move reflects a broader mov…

8 months, 1 week

Chipotle Fined $1.4 Million in Child Labor Case

Massachusetts said Chipotle let teenagers work too many hours per week and too late on school night…

9 months

Airbnb Looks to Boost Labor Image With Union Pact

Airbnb said Friday it will hire union construction labor for new real-estate developments, the late…

9 months, 2 weeks

Fashion Nova's Secret: Underpaid Workers in Los Angeles Factories

The online retailer makes fast fashion for the Instagram elite. The way many of its garments are ma…

10 months, 2 weeks

Labour group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labour charge…

10 months, 3 weeks

Google Fires 4 Workers Active in Labor Organizing

SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Monday fired four employees who had been active in labor organizing at th…

11 months

Petitions


Alphabet Inc. Amazon.com, Inc. Barclays PLC
Stop Enabling Incarceration and Migrant Detention

End business activities enabling incarceration and migrant detention in the U.S. and globally.

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Pepsico, Inc.
End Ties to Companies With Human Rights Violations

Pepsico should cut ties with Indofood after it exited the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil due to its human rights violations

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Vanguard
Support Amazon Employees' Right To Unionize

Amazon warehouse workers face grueling working conditions and should have the right to unionize so as to protect their wellbeing.

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Abercrombie & Fitch…
Abercrombie & Fitch: Be aware of working condition

Tell A&F to conduct regular safety checks to its manufacturer sub contractors in Bengladesh. They are still accountable even when sub contracting!

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