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Consumers Informed By the Internet Are Forcing Social Responsibility on Big Food Manufacturers
Business  (tags: Big Food, McDonald's, social responsibilityGoodNews, business, consumers, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, humans, labor, marketing, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, technology, wal-mart, world )

Betsy
- 15 hours ago - ibtimes.com
In August alone, the world's largest food company by revenue, Nestle SA (VTX:NESN), imposed an extensive regime of strict new animal-welfare safeguards on its 7,300 meat, poultry, egg and dairy suppliers. McDonalds, Nestle, Kellog must change.
Low-Wage Workers Butt Heads With 21st Century Capital
Business  (tags: money, corporate, minimum wage workers, McDonald's, usa )

Naoko
- 86 days ago - ipsnews.net
"Supersize my salary now!" The refrain rose over a busy street outside a McDonald's in downtown Seattle.
Tell McDonalds: End McPoverty Wages & Respect Workers' Right To Organize
Business  (tags: McDonald's, minimum wage, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 98 days ago - credomobilize.com
We call on McDonald's corporation to pay workers a fair wage and respect their right to organize without interference. No one who works for a corporation with over $5 billion a year in profits should be forced to use food stamps just to survive.
Vote NO on Ratifying Huge CEO Pay at McDonald's
Business  (tags: McDonald's, petitions, wages, pay, CEOs )

Freya
- 107 days ago - action.sumofus.org
In 2012, McDonald's two CEOs took home 2,048 times the average fast food worker's earnings for the year. It's destabilizing the entire economy, as workers and their families are feeling the crunch every time they go grocery shopping or pay a phone bill.
'I Can Barely Afford My Children's Shoes:' My Life As A McDonald's Worker
Business  (tags: McDonald's, minimum wage, poverty )

Freya
- 123 days ago - alternet.org
Meet Melinda Topel, a single mother with a college degree raising four children on poverty wages and no sick days.
MCPRICELESS (VIDEO and PETITION) ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: McDonald's, business, corporate, economy, ethics, money, society, labor, lies, marketing, abuse, consumers )

Carrie
- 127 days ago - lowpayisnotok.org
Some things are priceless, but shelling out dollars by the barrel-full to Madison Avenue when your employees don't make enough to live is just heartless. Share the video and tell McDonald's to do the right thing: support $15 an hour and a union now.
Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 167 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.
McDonald's Low Wages Cost Taxpayers $1.2 Billion Per Year
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, government, humans, labor, law, lies, McDonald's, money, politics, society, Wages, wal-mart )

Kit
- 314 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Taxpayers are shelling out $1.2 billion a year to help pay workers at McDonald's, according to an estimate from the National Employment Law Project published Tuesday.
The True, Steamy Story of the Egg McMuffin Hockey Puck Breakfast Turns 40
Business  (tags: business, corporate, McDonald's, consumers, food, humans, society, world, marketing )

Carrie
- 383 days ago - adweek.com
In December 1971, Ray Kroc paid a visit to a McDonald's restaurant owned by Herb Peterson. The fast-food chain's president had learned that the franchisee had cooked up something that would solve a problem that had confounded Kroc for years...
McDonald's Ties Nine Out of 10 Workers to Zero-Hours Contracts
Business  (tags: McDonald's, Subway, UK, revelations, zero-hours contracts, Labour Party, MPs, campaign, guarantee, working hours, abolish 0-hrs, Institute of Directors, flexible labour market, economy, unemployment, Italy, Spain )

LucyKalei
- 386 days ago - theguardian.com
UK's biggest food chain's admitted 90% of workforce/82,800 staff on controversial contracts that've been criticised because no guarantee of regular work & no stability of income offered. Employers body of 38,000 directors claims economy needs flexibility
McDonald's Franchisees Rebel as Chain Raises Store Fees (TEXT and VIDEO)
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food chains, franchise owners, politics, business, economy, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, money, news, abuse, world, society, law, ethics, consumers )

Carrie
- 386 days ago - bloomberg.com
Store operators say the company, looking to improve its bottom line, is increasingly charging them too much to operate their restaurants -- including rent, remodeling and fees for training and software.
Fast-Food Jobs Give Few Options For Career Advancement: Study
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food chains, lies, ethics, labor, employees, management, corporate, economy, business, society, money, dishonesty, americans, corruption )

Carrie
- 399 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
According to a new study by the National Employment Law Project, the opportunity in the fast-food industry for a burger flipper or cashier to rise up the corporate ladder remains exceptionally rare.
Get a Clue, McDonald's: The Other Insult No One's Talking About
Business  (tags: corporate, business, McDonald's, employees, working poor, society, money, ethics, economy, finance, americans )

Carrie
- 404 days ago - salon.com
The unstated assumption behind the McDonald's budget is that the working poor must be educated about financial planning. And that assumption is in turn a belief that is deeply embedded among America's cultural elites -
McDonald's: Stop Exploiting Guestworkers. ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, McDonald's, labor, guest workers, exploitation, Latin America, Asia )

Nancy
- 534 days ago - action.sumofus.org
McDonald's has just been caught hijacking a program that's supposed to allow young people to come to the U.S. for cultural exchange programs and professional training. Instead, the fast food giant used it as a source of cheap, exploitable labor.
 

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