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Banking on a Good Work Environment: Winners and Losers of the Week

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In our regular weekly feature, we’ll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the persons or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families or working people who have fought for or won a significant victory. The losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights or the working people who have lost a right or a battle for expanding or keeping their rights.

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100 Days to Fix What Wall Street Broke: Wells Fargo Shatters Retirement Dreams

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Wall Street wrecked the economy and banks are still refusing to work with people who are trying to stay in their homes. The Campaign for a Fair Settlement, along with other partners, is calling on President Obama over the next 100 days to champion an agenda that would:

1. Hold bankers accountable for their crimes.

2. Keep people in their homes by resetting their mortgages.

Sign the petition here

Beverly Jones shared this story of how Wells Fargo hurt her family. Read more from 100 Stories of What Wall Street Broke:

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Verizon and 29 Other Big Corps Paid No Taxes Since 2007

While Verizon workers toil without a contract, a report issued jointly today by Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy shows that it’s not just its workers the company is short-changing; it’s all of the American people. For the last three years, Verizon has paid less than zero taxes. That’s right—through the use of corporate loopholes, Verizon has actually made” money through its tax filings, according to the report, “Corporate Taxpayers and Corporate Tax Dodgers.”

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Bank of America’s Unconscionable Debit Card Fee Grab

The Big Banks still don’t get it. Bank of America recently announced that it will start charging its customers $5 per month to use their debit cards. Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are considering similar fees on their customers.

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AFL-CIO’s Holt Baker: Banks Must Modify Mortgages to Staunch Foreclosures

Brandon Rees, deputy director of the AFL-CIO Office of Investment, is traveling with Holt Baker today and sends us this report.

AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker is meeting today with two of the Big Banks to discuss the foreclosure crisis and the “robo-signing” of foreclosure documents by bank executives.

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