by Alan Pyke Mar 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 Mar 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 Jan 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 Jan 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 Dec 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 Dec 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 Nov 5, 2014
Time to have the sanitation conversation.
by Bryce Covert Oct 24, 2014
Chipotle and Papa John's are the latest fast food chains to be accused of wage theft.
by Alice Ollstein Oct 20, 2014
Gov. Scott Walker's policies haven't exactly made that easy.