SumofUs

SumOfUs is a community of people from around the world committed to curbing the growing power of corporations. We want to buy from, work for and invest in companies that respect the environment, treat their workers well and respect democracy. And we’re not afraid to stand up to them when they don’t.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Consumer Watchdog on Amazon’s New $15 Minimum Wage
This morning, Amazon announced that it would be increasing the minimum wage for all US employees to $15 per hour , more than double the current federal minimum wage. The new rate will go into effect on November 1st, covering all of Amazon’s full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees in...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Consumer Group Responds to $289 Million Ruling Against Agricultural Giant Monsanto
Last Friday, a San Francisco jury awarded Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper, $289 million in a lawsuit against agricultural giant Monsanto after Johnson was diagnosed with a terminal illness after his exposure to toxic herbicides featured in Monsanto’s popular weed killing product,...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Michigan Town Fights to Appeal Nestlé Water Pumping Station Permit with Help From Consumer Group
Last month, a Michigan circuit court judge ruled that Nestlé Waters North America would be allowed to build a booster pumping station that extracts 400 gallons of water per minute in Osceola Township, despite immense pushback from the local community. Members of Michigan Citizens for Water...
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
As CEOs Abandon Trump’s Manufacturing Council Over Lackluster Repudiation of White Supremacists, Over 26,000 Demand Ford, GM, IBM, JPMorgan Chase and Other CEOs Follow Their Lead
Over 26,000 people have signed a petition by consumer watchdog group SumofUs, demanding CEOs on President Trump’s business councils to resign from their posts advising the president. The petition comes after news yesterday that Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, and Under Armour...
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