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Buying Fair Trade: Where Would Jesus Shop?
Buying Fair Trade: Where Would Jesus Shop?

By: Pam Strickland
Horrible things like child labor and slavery happen around the world, but you aren't involved in that, right? Unfortunately, you are. But you can be part of the solution by seeking more ways to buy fair trade.

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Australian Baptists Assess Fashion Companies' Ethics
Australian Baptists Assess Fashion Companies' Ethics

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Baptist World Aid Australia's annual report rates fashion brands on policies to mitigate worker exploitation, knowledge of suppliers, auditing of and relationships with suppliers, and worker empowerment.

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Men Hold Most Clergy Roles; Women Other Religious Positions
Men Hold Most Clergy Roles; Women Other Religious Positions

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Less than a quarter of U.S. clergy positions were held by women in 2016, but they filled more than half of religious activities and education director positions and nearly two-thirds of all other religious worker roles.

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Catholic Bishops Call Attention to Work, Family Issues
Catholic Bishops Call Attention to Work, Family Issues

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Calling attention to widespread poverty facing middle and rural America, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a Labor Day letter focused on the challenges facing U.S. workers and families.

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Baptist World Aid Australia Grades Fashion Companies' Ethics
Baptist World Aid Australia Grades Fashion Companies' Ethics

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Fashion companies have improved oversight of fabric producers but remain largely ignorant of raw materials sources and labor conditions, a Baptist World Aid Australia report says.

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Our Workaholic Busyness Keeps Us from Sabbath
Our Workaholic Busyness Keeps Us from Sabbath

By: Guy Sayles
Many of us acquiesce to the fearful lie that our worth is inseparably bound up with our work. It's an insidious form of bondage that keeps us from the command and invitation to observe the Sabbath.

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Easing the Burden on Our Stressed-Out Families
Easing the Burden on Our Stressed-Out Families

By: Matt Sapp
In our fast-paced society, you can either take care of your family financially or you can actually be there to take care of your family. For a growing percentage of the population, you can't do both.

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Inching Closer to Achieve Work-Life Balance for All
Inching Closer to Achieve Work-Life Balance for All

By: Zach Dawes
After two national politicians - one from each party - cited family priorities over their career ambitions, have we finally turned a corner toward a more productive conversation on work-life balance?

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How Evangelicals Abandoned Organized Labor
How Evangelicals Abandoned Organized Labor

By: Heath W. Carter
These are the worst times for organized labor, represented by only 7 percent of private sector workers. But you'd be hard-pressed to find evangelicals making this an election-year issue. That wasn't always the case.

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Labor, Wages Often Overlooked as Sermon Topics
Labor, Wages Often Overlooked as Sermon Topics

By: Zach Dawes
Working conditions, treatment of employees and balancing labor with rest are poignant topics as Labor Day nears. The Bible says much about labor and wages, but they're often overlooked sermon topics.

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Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety
Holding Fashion Industry Accountable for Worker Safety

By: Fiona Spence
More than 1,000 textile workers died in Bangladesh in 2013 when a commercial building collapsed. On Friday, you can help hold the fashion industry accountable to protect workers in developing nations.

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Spiritual Needs Are Important in Work Satisfaction
Spiritual Needs Are Important in Work Satisfaction
By: Joe LaGuardia
A business survey tells us something Christians have always known: Faith is important in every area of our lives, including work, because God is the only one who can fill that empty hole in our hearts.
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Will Your Church Connect with Sunday Workers?
Will Your Church Connect with Sunday Workers?

There's one factor that pulls some millennials away from church. Many, including millennials, work on Sundays. Does your church have a be-the-church mindset or go-to-church mindset?

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Strawberry Growers Shoot Migrant Workers in Greece
Strawberry Growers Shoot Migrant Workers in Greece
Strawberry growers in Greece allegedly opened fire on unarmed immigrant workers, shooting and injuring nearly 30 of them when they demanded to be paid for their work.
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Organized Labor Still Alive and Well

Labor Day is coming up. In the United States, as with most legally mandated Monday holidays, in the minds of most it has lost any inspirational significance and has become just another three-day weekend.

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