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McDonald's 1950s Menu Could Fix Its Problems Today
Business  (tags: fast food, choices, McDonald's, business, change, menu, competition, choices )

Kathryn
- 2 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
- 31 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
- 223 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
- 287 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
- 335 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
- 407 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
- 478 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
- 480 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
- 484 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
- 513 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
- 527 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.
5 Food Companies Run By Radical Right-Wingers
Business  (tags: business, fast food, cheap politics, right wingers, society, news, politics, consumers, americans, economy )

Cal
- 887 days ago - alternet.org
A number of food chains are owned by far right-wingers who've spent significant money opposing gay rights and abortion rights and funding conservative super-PACs.
Wendy's Gets Applause for Its New Policy on Cage-Free Eggs
Business  (tags: fast food, Wendy's, restaurants, chickens, eggs, cage free, battery cages, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, protection, suffering, consumers, farming )

Rebecca
- 2044 days ago - hsus.org
Wendy's announced today that it is starting to use cage-free eggs. Previously, all eggs that Wendy's used came from hens confined in "battery cages". Now the chain is using a minimum of 2 percent cage-free eggs. Let's hope they move that number up quick!
Why the Slow Food Movement Needs to Help Stop America's Slave Labor
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 2110 days ago - alternet.org
If you eat tomatoes, in America, between the months of December and May, chances are some were picked by slaves. Immokalee, Florida, is where 90 percent of the nation's winter tomatoes are grown. We need to be in solidarity with those who grow our food.
Sign Petition: End Sweatshops and Slavery in the Fields
Business  (tags: human rights, farm workers, slavery, fast food, Immokalee, Florida, agriculture, business, crime, government, abuse, humans, society, economy, corporate, consumers )

Tom
- 2110 days ago - tinyurl.com
Burger King and other food industry leaders have not only refused to join Yum! Brands and McDonald's in working with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to improve farm labor conditions, but have actually sought to reverse gains made by workers.
 

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