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 Updated: 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 Updated: January 30, 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.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 23, 2015 Updated: January 23, 2015
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 Updated: 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.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on November 5, 2014
Time to have the sanitation conversation.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 24, 2014 Updated: October 24, 2014
Chipotle and Papa John's are the latest fast food chains to be accused of wage theft.