START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Business

McDonald's Employees Forced to Work 25-Hour Shifts Say They Were Kept in Boss' Basement (TEXT and VIDEO)
Business  (tags: McDonalds, business, corruption, corporate, immigrants, labor rights, law, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 161 days ago - rawstory.com
The employees, who were working at McDonalds under a cultural exchange program, said they were forced to work shifts that ran longer than a day and pay for housing in the basement of the franchisee, where their rent was nearly in line with what they...
Tell McDonald's to Stop Buying Luxury Jets Until They Pay Workers a Living Wage
Business  (tags: petitions, McDonalds, workers, wages )

Freya
- 277 days ago - dailykos.com
More than half of low-wage workers employed by the largest U.S. fast-food restaurants earn so little that they must rely on public assistance to get by. McDonald's is the worst offender, costing taxpayers $1.2 billion in poverty benefits for its employee
Super-Sizing Welfare Costs: Low Wages at McDonald's, Burger King Cost Taxpayers Billions   video
Business  (tags: low wages, public costs, public assistance, fast food workers, McDonalds, Burger King, minimum wage, protest, strike, collective bargaining, unionize )

Brian
- 283 days ago - youtube.com
"New research shows more than half of low-wage workers at fast-food restaurants rely on public assistance to survive -- a rate double that of the overall workforce. "
Starvation Wages   video
Business  (tags: Starvation wages, Bernie Sanders, CEO, McDonalds, Yum Brands, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell )

Dandelion
- 334 days ago - youtube.com
While fast-food chains pay what Sanders called "starvation wages," he noted the exorbitant salaries for top executives at the same firms. If the CEO of McDonald's, can earn $13.8 million surely the workers at McDonald's can make at least $10 an hour.
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
- 366 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.
Please Sign!! McDonald's: Stop Exploiting Guestworkers! | SumOfUs
Business  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, mcdonalds, labor, business, humans, ethics, lies )

Tamara
- 506 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.
Action Alert: Tell Fast Food Companies To Pay A Living Wage
Business  (tags: action alert, sign the petition, fast food giants, Dominos, McDonalds, Papa Johns, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Wendys, minimum wage, raise it, living wage )

Brian
- 608 days ago - fastfoodforward.org
Joshua Williams: "Tell the CEOs of Wendy's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Domino's, KFC, Taco Bell, Papa John's and Burger King to pay hard workers like me a living wage." Please sign the petition.
McDonald's Employee Fired for Letting Peterson Use the Restroom
Business  (tags: bizarre, safety, off-beat, Mcdonalds, NFL, Adrian Peterson, Mn Vikings, employee, labor, business )

Dana
- 1294 days ago - sports.yahoo.com
An assistant manager at McDonald's was fired after allowing Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson to use the bathroom while the restaurant was closed. By Chris Chase
McDonald's, CBS, Mazda, Microsoft Sued for 'Sniffing' Web Users' Histories(But What About FaceBook?)
Business  (tags: McDonalds, Microsoft, cbs, mazada, privacy, consumers, business, americans, abuse, corruption, ethics )

Dana
- 1303 days ago - rawstory.com
A resident of New York has sued McDonald's, CBS, Mazda and Microsoft for acting in concert with the advertising agency Interclick to collect data from Internet users' web surfing history. By Eric W. Dolan
The Very Unappetizing Truth About McDonald's Chicken Meals
Business  (tags: mcdonalds, chicken, nuggets, ethics, nutrition )

Albert
- 1518 days ago - articles.mercola.com
McDonald's has tried to relaunch itself as a chain that cares about the provenance of its food and its relationship with farmers. But the majority of their chickens come frozen from Brazil or Thailand.
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Business

Most Active Stories Today in Business tagged with McDonalds

top story finders in Business

1. Dalia H. 20 popular stories

2. Richard S. 20 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 19 popular stories

4. Natasha Salgado 19 popular stories

5. Ana MESNER 18 popular stories

6. Laura H. 18 popular stories

7. Alexandra G. 16 popular stories

8. Carole K. 14 popular stories

9. Ondine J. 13 popular stories

10. Frans Badenhorst 13 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!