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NLRB Says McDonald's Corp Could Be Liable for Labor Sins of Its Stores

NLRB Says McDonald's Corp Could Be Liable for Labor Sins of Its Stores
The National Labor Relations Board acts to protect fast food workers rights in a major labor ruling against McDonald's.
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McDonald's Accused of 'Widespread Wage Theft' Across the Country

McDonald's Accused of 'Widespread Wage Theft' Across the Country
Several lawsuits across three states have put fast food giant McDonald's against the ropes over widespread claims of wage theft.
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Fight for Minimum Wage Increase Moves from State Capitol to McDonalds

Fight for Minimum Wage Increase Moves from State Capitol to McDonalds
Colorado workers are gathering at the Capitol at noon today, calling on the state legislature to ask Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Then the workers are heading a few blocks away to continue their rally at, appropriately, a McDonald’s. No doubt, some state lawmakers will flatly oppose an increase of the minimum wage, which is $8 an hour in Colorado — higher than the federal minimum of $7.25 hourly.
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McDonald's: Exploiting Charity to Deflect Criticism, Reap Benefits

McDonald's: Exploiting Charity to Deflect Criticism, Reap Benefits
McDonald's philanthropic activities have largely been self-serving, allowing the fast-food giant to score massive PR points with limited giving and continued marketing to children, a damning new report reveals.
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Instead of Paying Livable Wages, McDonald's Directs Its Workers to Apply for Public Assistance

Instead of Paying Livable Wages, McDonald's Directs Its Workers to Apply for Public Assistance
McDonald's, the company that brought its workers the handy McBudget tool, has another way to "help" its low-wage workers: a 1-800 “McResources Line” that is advertised on flyers in many stores.
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The American Recovery: Would You Like Fries with Those Job Numbers?

The American Recovery: Would You Like Fries with Those Job Numbers?
The economy added 190,000 jobs in June. According to Think Progress, many of these jobs are in the low wage service sector, aka McDonalds and Wal-Mart. Do the job numbers create a better American life when they don't even come with a decent livable wage?
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