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Fast-Food Workers Sue McDonald's, Claim Wage Theft
Business  (tags: McDonald's, fast food, workers, wages, strikes, pickets, protests )

Freya
- 531 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
- 678 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
- 747 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
- 750 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
- 750 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
- 763 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
- 768 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
- 897 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.
Ohio McDonald's Employees Get A Message With Their Paychecks: Vote For GOP Candidates
Business  (tags: Allen Schulman, Election 2010, Gop, McDonald's, Ohio McDonalds, Ohio McDonalds Republican, Business News )

Judy
- 1761 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"If the right people are elected we will be able to continue with raises and benefits at or above our present levels," the insert said. "If others are elected we will not."
   

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