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 Sam P.K. Collins Posted on March 4, 2015
“Our customers want food that they feel great about eating – all the way from the farm to the restaurant – and these moves take a step toward better delivering on those expectations."
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 26, 2015 Updated: February 27, 2015
After escalating strikes and legal action in the U.S. have squeezed the fast food chain on its home turf, McDonald's is now under new pressure outside the country.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on February 3, 2015 Updated: February 3, 2015
"What we found at the end of the day was that culturally we're very different."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on January 31, 2015 Updated: January 31, 2015
Let's focus on what really matters: how cute is the Budweiser puppy?
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 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Ten former employees say they were repeatedly harassed and then fired for not fitting the right profile.
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 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.