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If national Democrats had done their job, ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Today I’ll be on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Fox News at 4pm ET talking about the #fightfor15 protest at the McDonald’s HQ in Oak Brook, IL! Image source: @...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:34 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Something on the lighter side for a Friday: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the nice folks who brought you bunny-free cosmetics, ran up against People Eating Tasty Animals at the Domino'...
by TexasBill
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 06:18 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Damn you, Barack Obama! McDonald's will be closing no less than 900 restaurants this year. The news comes after the Golden Arches ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 328 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 11:03 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
Don't say the fast food industry never did anything for all that it gets from Congress, like a low minimum wage and support in the industry's efforts to keep workers from organizing unions or ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Republicans tend to talk like there are two distinct ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 05:54 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
The next wave of what we used to call fast food strikes ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 09:35 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The fast food worker strikes of the past few years aren't just about higher pay, they're also about improving working conditions. This Monday, a group of McDonald's workers pressed that part of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 10:24 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
Corporate just can't do what's right.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 01:03 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
It's a good thing when we use real words to describe the truth. When bankers rip off people with mortgage scams, it's robbery--even if they get away with it because we have a government ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 01:11 PM PST with 35 Recommends
McDonald's and some of its franchise operators ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 07:38 AM PST with 43 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 10:10 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Fast food workers are prepared to launch their latest one-...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 10:20 AM PST with 32 Recommends
I'm not a violent man. Never was. I know that, as I get older, I'm supposed to be more temperamental. Maybe I am. Perhaps I am quicker to anger. Old codger stuff. Is it just a male thing? Today, I ...
by Marinade Dave
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 12:17 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Workers serving food, cleaning buildings, and working other low-wage jobs under federal contracts in Washington, DC, are striking again Thursday—and they'...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 08:11 AM PST with 21 Recommends
A really good piece over at the New York Times compares the life of an average fast-food worker in the United States, with that of an average fast-food worker in Denmark. As a shift manager at a ...
by mooremusings
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 03:11 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Today, I found out: Jimmy John's forces employees to sign non-compete clauses ...lest they take a job at Subway. The owner also likes to shoot big-game in Africa as reported here . Add that to ...
by Yamaneko2
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 03:22 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
As fast food workers strike and, now, commit civil ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 09:49 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Today, September 4th, 2014 Fast Food workers in 150 different cities across the US went on strike to demand salaries of $15 and a recognized union to fight for their rights. The Police Presence for ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 02:35 PM PDT with 3 Recommends