Unions, activists, and advocates

The HMO Page

Cyber Picket Line

Sweatshop Watch

Habitat for Humanity

Action Without Borders/Idealist

Web Resources on Elder Abuse

NCL Crusades Against Child Labor 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

United Food and Commercial Workers Represents nurses, pharmacists & health care workers in US & Canada

Nurse Advocate:nurses and workplace violence
Health Administration Responsibility Project
DOCTORINFORM Medical and healthcare information
National Coordinating Committee of Shop Stewards: Excellent site in Italian with English translations for most relevant material. Includes a bilingual forum and international links page.
Large Sites Relating to Fathers and Fatherhood
PATIENT EMPOWERMENT AND MEDICAL ACCOUNTABILITYpatient rights (draft)
Women Leaders Online/Women Organizing for Change
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Electronic Activist: email directory of congresspersons, state governments & media
The (alternative) nursing site Large list of activist and healthcare links
Families U.S.A. Advocates for high quality, affordable, accessible care
Union of American Physicians & Dentists Info packet & topic search
Nat'l Organization of Physicians Who Care Physicians activists
NURSE ADVOCATE Violence in the Workplace
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Where to find them
California Nurses Association Advocates for nursing & patients
The Federation for American Immigration Reform Links
Teamsters Rank and File Site
Patient advocacy numbers Condition specific
Mark Gaines's Health Activist Page
JUST DO IT! Boycott Nike
Finnish Union of Practical Nurses
Avert Needlestick Injuries

The Children's Defense Fund provides a strong, effective voice for American children
Idea Central Recommended links
American Civil Liberties Union
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
AFL-CIO homepage
The Impact Of Managed Care On Clinical Research
Guide to Child Labour
Disability Information
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
National Consumers League
IGC Members Directory individuals and organizations working towards peace,a better environment, and social justice
Executive Pay Watch Average annual compensation: $5.8 million
Wal-Mart Employee Abuse Forum
WebActive
No Sweat - help end sweathshop conditions for American worker US Dept of Labor sponsored
Activist's Web Starter Links
Guide Dog Foundation For The Blind

 

"The American Labor Movement has consistently demonstrated its devotion to the public interest. It is, and has been, good for all America." --John F. Kennedy

More Great Resources
How to Unionize
Organizing - It is your right
Union Resource Network
AFL-CIO
Labor Online
Committee of Interns and Residents
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