Tag: Mississippi

Under the Hood of Nissan’s Campaign to Stop Thousands in Mississippi from Earning a Fair Return on their Work

August 7, 2017

It’s devastating news that working people at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant lost their fight to come together in union with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The automaker’s extreme actions robbed its employees of a free and fair vote, and it’s not possible to accept the results at face value. Last month, Nissan’s… Read More»

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Committed to the Color of Money: Corporations that Target and Mistreat Minorities

July 27, 2017

Multiculturalism is in high demand. The buying power of minorities continues to grow at an exponential rate. Corporations frequently boast of their workplace diversity and inclusion efforts. While companies jockey to attract people of color as employees and customers, they consistently fall short in implementing these practices in all areas… Read More»

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Guestworkers Who Exposed Forced Labor Win $14 Million in Damages From Employer

February 22, 2015

On February 18, 2015, a federal jury awarded $14 million in damages to five guestworkers from India who, along with the National Guestworker Alliance, launched a nationwide campaign in 2008 to expose forced labor along the Gulf Coast and press for critical reforms of the U.S. guestworker program. Back in late 2006, more than 500… Read More»

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