by Bryce Covert & Dylan Petrohilos Posted on April 15, 2015
Wednesday's strikes and protests mark the 10th coordinated strike to hit the fast food industry since the movement started in 2012.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 7, 2015
Domino's CEO Patrick Doyle says that an improving labor market means the company will have to pay more.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 16, 2015
Workers at McDonald's describe being burned by boiling oil and hot grills without protective gear or first aid kits.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 5, 2015
Worker strikes, weak sales, and threats to the company's business model lead McDonald's to oust former CEO Don Thompson in January. Now they're going to pay him another $3 million to stay on as a consultant.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 3, 2015
None of the black plaintiffs say they were rehired at a new location, but white and Hispanic workers with less experience were.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 29, 2015
Don Thompson leaves McDonald's in a dire position, caught between frustrated shareholders, irate employees, and a pending legal case that could undermine the entire industry's business model.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 23, 2015
A new study finds that fast food restaurants wouldn't have to resort to layoffs, even with a $15 minimum wage.
The 42,000-person strong lawsuit against TGI Friday's accusing it of underpaying them can move forward.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 19, 2014
This is no country for old methods of avoiding legal culpability for worker exploitation. New government charges could spell huge changes to how fast food companies do business.
by Alan Pyke & Dylan Petrohilos Posted on December 4, 2014
In barely two years, fast food worker strikes have spread from New York City to 190 others, jumping to other low-wage industries in the process.