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The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits
Business  (tags: globalisation, fast food, junk food, chemical treadmill, TPP, TTIP, India, USA, Europe, cancer, diabetes, obesity, profit, TruePublica, Colin Todhunter )

Evelyn
- 19 days ago - bibliotecapleyades.net
Taxes on unhealthy food; emphasis on encouraging 'lifestyle changes', 'healthy eating' - OK. But call to account the corporations profiting from growing & production of health-damaging food in the first place, get agriculture off the chemical treadmill
McDonald's Can Afford to Triple Their CEO's Salary. Do You Want Lies With That?
Business  (tags: fast food, wages, greed )

Freya
- 163 days ago - dailykos.com
They can't afford to raise the minimum wage? But they can always afford a big pay increase for the CEO. Always. Even when sales are down for the year.
Your Vote for the Worst Corporation of 2015 Will Matter! (See Below) You Can Choose One of Theirs, or Name Your Own
Business  (tags: corporate accountability, greed, environment, fossil fuels, oil drilling, Chevron, Shell, GMOs, Roundup, Monsanto, bottled water, drought, Nestle, fast food, health, McDonald’s, tar sands, political corruption, Koch Industries, toxic chemicals, Dow )

Kathy
- 193 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Corporate Accountability International will speak out in the media to put public pressure on the corporation that receives the most votes.
Workers at Biggest Fast Food Companies Need Billions in Public Assistance
Business  (tags: workers, wages, public assistance, fast food, restaurants )

Freya
- 246 days ago - dailykos.com
Walmart isn't the only corporate giant relying on government assistance to make up for the low wages it pays its workers. According to a new report from the University of California-Berkeley Labor Center, 52 percent of front-line fast food workers...
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
- 396 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
- 413 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
- 451 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
- 465 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
- 495 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
- 525 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
- 716 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
- 781 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
- 828 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
- 901 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
- 972 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.
 

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