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Changing Times: Fries, Face Wash, and Forests: New Scorecard Ranks Companies on Palm Oil Commitments
Business  (tags: palm oil, scorecard, UCS, Union of Concerned Scientists, conservation, deforestation, environment, fast food, Indonesia, Malaysia, orangutan, palm oil, scorecard, tiger )

Evelyn
- 52 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Packaged food manufacturers and some companies producing personal care products are progressing in their efforts to source deforestation-free palm oil, but there are many laggards in other sectors, according to a new scorecard produced by the UCS
Burned at McDonald's. Treated With MUSTARD.
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, injuries, first aid, burns, videos, petitions )

Freya
- 69 days ago - fightfor15.org
Watch the video - but beware, it has some graphic images. Then sign the petition!
McDonald's Creates Worst Marketing Campaign in History of Marketing
Business  (tags: fast food, McDonald's, marketing, campaigns, failures )

Freya
- 107 days ago - motherjones.com
Speaking personally, I can say that the Pay With Lovin' scenario did not look touching on television. It looked horrifying. And I suspect very strongly that in real life it's even more horrifying than my feeble little imagination can imagine.
Not Lovin' It: McDonald's Falls Flat at Enhancing Its Public Image
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, injustice, labor, wages, protests )

Freya
- 121 days ago - alternet.org
The company's PR initiatives can't disguise its unfair labor practices.
McDonald's 1950s Menu Could Fix Its Problems Today
Business  (tags: fast food, choices, McDonald's, business, change, menu, competition, choices )

Kathryn
- 151 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There were just nine items! Today the multibillion-dollar chain offers more than 100 items, from Big Macs to McWraps to berry smoothies and several salads.
McDonald's Korea Union Member Dismissed for Fast Food Activism ACTION
Business  (tags: Korea, fast food, McDonald's, business, wage and schedule manipulation, unsafe work placescorporate )

Nancy
- 181 days ago - iuf.org
The Arbeit Workers' Union (which organizes precarious workers) is demanding her reinstatement and publicizing her case. You can support them -
Fast Food Workers Around the World Want a Reasonable Wage
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, fast food, workers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, money, investors, investments, law, labor, lies, marketing, investing, humans, wal-mart, usa )

Angelus
- 372 days ago - readersupportednews.org
The next wave should be retail ,which abuses millions of workers around the USA
Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 437 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Fast-food workers from three states are suing McDonald's, claiming a variety of wage theft practices, including forcing workers to clock out but remain at work, docking pay to purchase company-required uniforms and stiffing employees on overtime.
Why Is One Fast Food Restaurant Paying Double The Minimum Wage?
Business  (tags: fast food, minimum wage, In-n-Out, Moo Cluck Moo )

Freya
- 484 days ago - upworthy.com
A new burger joint is joining In-N-Out Burger in the small but wonderful world of cheap food that isn't being sold to you by cheapskate billionaires. McDonald's, are you watching? Because your employees are not gonna feel good about this.
Scalia's Chance to Smash Unions: The Huge Under-the-Radar Case
Business  (tags: Supreme Court, Unions, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, The Labor Movement, Benjamin Sachs, UNITE HERE, SEIU, Fast food, deals, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 557 days ago - salon.com
A Supreme Court case being argued Wednesday could take away a tactic that's kept unions alive
Tell America's Fast-Food Giants: The Time Is Now to Raise Wages for Your Workers!
Business  (tags: wages, fast food, petitions )

Freya
- 628 days ago - credomobilize.com
Together, your restaurants employ millions of people. Millions of people, mostly adults, who can't afford rent if they want to eat. Who can't afford health care if they want to pay their bus fare. Millions of people, and more than 25% of them are parents.
Workers' Protests Highlight Fast-Food Economics
Business  (tags: wages, protests, fast food )

Freya
- 629 days ago - news.yahoo.com
American fast-food workers often earn about $7.25 an hour to make the $3 chicken sandwiches and 99-cent tacos that generate billions of dollars in profit each year for McDonald's and other chains.
Low-Wage Strikers Across U.S. Demand Pay Increase
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, money, abuse, low wage, protest, fast food, minimum wage, wrong )

Naoko
- 633 days ago - ipsnews.net
"When a parent is forced to work two jobs and still cannot support his or her family, it is clear that there is something very wrong." Mary Lassen
Fast Food Strikes Intensify in Seven Cities
Business  (tags: Fast food, Strikes, Labor, domino's, KFC, Wendy's, McDonalds, Editor's Picks, Business News, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 662 days ago - salon.com
This morning marks the start of what will likely be the largest fast food worker mobilization in U.S. history, with a New York City walkout today kicking off strikes in seven cities over four days.
McDonald's Budget Plan Leaves Out A Critical Line: Corporate Welfare
Business  (tags: Fast Food, Wal-Mart, Corporate Welfare, Living Wage, Mcdonalds Budget, minimum wage, Welfare, Business News )

Judy
- 676 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
McDonald's just published some practical tips on how its workers can subsist on poverty wages. It's missing one key suggestion: Apply for food stamps and other government assistance immediately so McDonald's can keep the corporate welfare flowing.
 

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