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Sign the Petition to Let Restaurant Workers Know You Have Their Backs in 2019
Business  (tags: wages, income, tipped workers, restaurants, employees, petitions )

Freya
- 32 days ago - rocunited.org
We saw huge steps across the country towards One Fair Wage, and we're planning even bigger things this year. We also know that we owe it to restaurant workers who fight every day for dignity and respect in the workplace.
Thank Taco Bell for Considering More Vegetarian Options
Business  (tags: fast food, diets, vegetarianism, petitions, restaurants )

Freya
- 100 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
"Living Mas" may soon include more vegetables. Taco Bell announced it will test a dedicated vegetarian menu, new menu items and in-restaurant menu boards later this year.
Workers Need Our Voices Now!
Business  (tags: restaurants, fast food, greed, wages, income, employees, petitions )

Freya
- 196 days ago - fightfor15.org
McDonald's has failed to stop sexual harassment in its stores. They've illegally harassed and intimidated workers for fighting for $15 and union rights. And they've been caught committing wage theft against their own employees.
Waffle House: We're Done With You and These Racist Attacks
Business  (tags: restaurants, fast food, racism, petitions )

Freya
- 340 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Waffle House needs to go out of their way to address the brutality people are experiencing in their establishments.
A Heimlich Maneuver for Stopping Harassers
Business  (tags: workers, women, sexism, restaurants, waitresses, cooks, bullying )

Freya
- 377 days ago - motherjones.com
The #MeToo movement has helped unearth instances of sexual harassment and impropriety at dozens of restaurants across the country, from New York to New Orleans.
McDonald's in the U.S. Flips Golden Arches to a 'W' for Women's Day
Business  (tags: McDonald's, U.S. golden arches, womwn's day, restaurants, americans, business, corporate, GoodNews, humans, ethics, society )

Lone
- 412 days ago - ctvnews.ca
The company, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, says it's the first time it has flipped its Golden Arches logo since it first appeared at a restaurant six decades ago.
Stop Donald Trump's Tip Theft Attempt
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, wage theft, greed, petitions, income, workers )

Freya
- 415 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In December 2017, Alexander Acosta announced a new proposed regulation to allow restaurant owners to pocket tips of millions of workers. This would result in an estimated $5.8 billion in lost wages each year - wages that they rightfully earned.
Petition - Success: Start-Up Helps United States Reduce Food Waste
Business  (tags: Start Up, food waste reduction, restaurants, meals, Hungry People, non-profits, Ethical Business, donations, Corporate Welfare, prevention )


- 422 days ago - forcechange.com
Praise non-profit startup for helping reduce food waste in the United States. A nonprofit start-up in New York is turning scraps and high-end restaurant leftovers into meals for people in need. It is a disheartening fact that 40 percent of all food...
Backlash Grows Against Plastic Straws in Restaurants, Bars
Business  (tags: business, consumers, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, money, plastic straws, establishments, bars, restaurants )

Lone
- 487 days ago - thestar.com
Establishments are ditching plastic straws as public backlash grows against the ubiquitous convenience.
Add Your Name to Tell Department of Labor: We Won't Let You Take Workers' Tips
Business  (tags: restaurants, eateries, wagers, workers, income, tips, wage theft, petitions )

Freya
- 492 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The Trump Department of Labor, backed by the National Restaurant Association, is moving quickly to push a new rule that will make tips the property of employers rather than workers. We can't let them get away with this #TipTheft.
Workers at Biggest Fast Food Companies Need Billions in Public Assistance
Business  (tags: workers, wages, public assistance, fast food, restaurants )

Freya
- 1333 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...
MoveOn Petitions - Tell Andy Puzder, the CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., That HE'S the Problem!
Business  (tags: minimum wage, poverty, restaurants, hardee's, Carl Jr, Andy Puzder, CEO )

Kathryn
- 1391 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Petition by Fight for $15 To be delivered to Andy Puzder, Hardee's and Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder, it's time to stop blaming your employees for depending on public assistance when it's your low wages that trap them in poverty.
Conservatives Say $15 Minimum Wage Is Killing Seattle Restaurant Scene, Restaurateurs Disagree
Business  (tags: Seattle, restaurants, minimum wage, conservative lies )

Freya
- 1494 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As Seattle prepares for the April launch of the highest minimum wage law in America, conservatives are warning that businesses are already shuttering under the pressure of higher labor costs. Hogwash.
Your Job Contract or Cellphone Agreement May Contain Language That Can Ruin Your Life
Business  (tags: contracts, injustice, restaurants, cell phones, EEOC, workers, employment )

Freya
- 1627 days ago - alternet.org
Buried in the terms are clauses requiring you to give up your right to a jury of your peers.
40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Near-Poverty
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, poverty, workers, food, eating out )

Freya
- 1701 days ago - motherjones.com
It isn't just fast-food empires that rely on a low-paid, disempowered, and quite-often impoverished workforce. As a stomach-turning new report (PDF viewable here) from the Economic Policy Institute shows, the entire restaurant industry hides a dirty...
 

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