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


Bank of America to Stop Financing Private Prisons

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

2 years, 3 months

Private Prisons: The Biggest Lobbying Operation?

Several industries have become notorious for the millions they spend on influencing legislation and…

2 years, 4 months

California Cracking down on Gig Economy

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

2 years, 4 months

McDonald's Workers Say They Were Sexually Harassed

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

2 years, 4 months

3 Muslim Workers at Amazon File Federal Discrimination Complaint

SEATTLE - Three Somali women working for Amazon near Minneapolis have accused the company of creati…

2 years, 5 months

Amazon fired these 7 pregnant workers. Then came the lawsuits

When Beverly Rosales found out she was pregnant in October, one of the first people she knew she ha…

2 years, 5 months

Google Walkout Employees Face Retaliation

SAN FRANCISCO - Two Google employees, Claire Stapleton and Meredith Whittaker, helped organize a 20…

2 years, 5 months

Petitions


Verizon Communicati…
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.

$9.6 million supporting

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

$21.2 million supporting

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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