by Alan Pyke Posted on September 16, 2014
The trade group for franchise owners is lobbying Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to help in their fight to preserve a business model that squeezes workers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 12, 2014 Updated: September 12, 2014
A handful of managers quit over what they say are understaffed conditions that led to brutally long hours.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 9, 2014
The fourth-highest ranking Republican in the House claims that McDonald's workers know better than to ask for a minimum wage hike.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on September 5, 2014
Strikes continue to spread around the country, and fast food workers are now employing nonviolent civil disobedience.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 12, 2014
The lawsuit echoes some recent wage theft accusations against bigger fast food chains like McDonald's.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 31, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
When her manager saw a Hispanic employee, she says he told her, "Didn't I tell you not to hire Hispanics?"
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
In a significant victory for workers, federal labor officials have determined that McDonald's Corp. is the official employer of all McDonald's workers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 28, 2014
Fast food workers called for civil disobedience in their campaign for a $15 wage and the right to form a union.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 18, 2014
As fast food worker strikes raged, McDonald's employees say they were fired for trying to unionize.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 7, 2014
While many of his colleagues are striking a more populist tone, the latest fast food executive to speak out on the minimum wage takes the opposite tack.