Legal

Some corporations manipulate justice systems and subvert laws. Power dynamic imbalances lead to unsavory practices across whole industries, such as restrictive forced arbitration clauses, NDAs to silence whistleblowers, and aggressive SLAPP lawsuits against civil society.



Stories


Uber makes changes amid swarm of criticism over rider safety

September 26 at 9:00 AM SAN FRANCISCO - Uber users who encounter uncomfortable situations such as...

2 weeks, 4 days

Google Settles With U.S. Over Workers’ Complaints It Stifled Dissent

WASHINGTON - Google said Thursday that it had reached a settlement with the National Labor Relati...

4 weeks

Lawmakers want to give Americans back their right to sue companies

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon passed a bipartisan bill, t...

4 weeks

Google Is Fined $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube

Google agreed on Wednesday to pay a record $170 million fine and make changes to protect children...

1 month, 1 week

As Grassroots Labor Activism Rises, Will Unions Take Advantage?

LOS ANGELES - When a group of workers at the video-game maker Riot Games staged a three-hour walk...

1 month, 1 week

Bank of America to Stop Financing Private Prisons

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday it will no longer finance operators of private...

3 months, 2 weeks

Private Prisons: The Biggest Lobbying Operation?

Several industries have become notorious for the millions they spend on influencing legislation a...

4 months, 1 week

California Cracking down on Gig Economy

California just took a major step in rewriting the rules of the gig economy. The state Assembly p...

4 months, 2 weeks

McDonald's Workers Say They Were Sexually Harassed

McDonald's workers have filed a total of 25 claims and lawsuits alleging they were sexually haras...

4 months, 2 weeks

3 Muslim Workers at Amazon File Federal Discrimination Complaint

SEATTLE - Three Somali women working for Amazon near Minneapolis have accused the company of crea...

5 months

Petitions


Apple Inc.
Apple: End Forced Arbitration

Apple should end the use of forced arbitration provisions in its employee contracts and restore rights to access the court system after disputes

$186,387 supporting

Verizon Communica...
Stop Throttling the California Firefighters

Amidst the worst fire in CA history, apparently Verizon throttled the wireless broadband communications of firefighters, trying to upsell the State.

$66,215 supporting

Abercrombie & Fit...
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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