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This Billionaire’s Explanation Why NY Fast Food Workers Should Make $15/hr. Is Spot On

By Sallicio (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This is just one more thing Republican politicians won’t admit.

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Taco Bell Lobbyists Send Congress 6,000 Thank You Tacos For Fighting Unions, Healthcare Laws

Taco Bell Lobbyists Send Congress 6,000 Thank You Tacos For Fighting Unions, Healthcare Laws

Taco Bell lobbyist are giving politicians 6,000 tacos for a job well done preventing their employees from getting higher wages.

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Crappy-Paying Jobs And Stingy Lawmakers Are What’s Straining Our Welfare System, Not Poor People

Featured image/Composite: Frazzled woman with low wage job at Walmart/Image Arcade. One-percenter and former CEO Mitt Romney laughing/Soda Head.

Conservatives love going on about how those welfare “takers” need to get off their butts and get a job…But guess what?

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Fox Tells Viewers ‘Obama Is Banning Donuts And Sprinkles’ (VIDEO)

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Another absurd lie from Fox: “Obama is coming for your donuts and sprinkles!”

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Woman Gives $10,000 Coat Off Her Back To Fast Food Drive-Thru Employee (VIDEO)

Photo Credit: KTRK Screengrab

“She was a perfect stranger. I didn’t know this lady from nowhere.”

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Maribel Vs McDonalds: A Single Mom Fights For A Living Wage (VIDEO)

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Should Maribel receive a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work? What’s your minimum wage story?

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McDonald’s In Switzerland Serves Up Pornography With Its Happy Meals (IMAGE)

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The Swiss really go out of their way to please their customers.

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McDonald’s Stands By Supplier Of Moldy, Rotting And Tainted Meat (VIDEO)

McDonald’s Stands By Supplier Of Moldy, Rotting And Tainted Meat (VIDEO)

The McDonald’s Corporation states that it will continue to do business with a meat supplier that was recently shut down by Chinese authorities, for selling expired, moldy and tainted meat. In Mid July, Chinese based Shanghai Dragon TV aired an undercover investigation of Shanghai Husi Foods, an American owned meat processing facility. […]

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Subway Forces Extremely Ill Employee To Keep Working, Fires Her When She Passes Out

Subway Forces Extremely Ill Employee To Keep Working, Fires Her When She Passes Out

Warning: Do not read this story if you are eating or plan to eat a Subway sandwich any time soon. A Freeport, Texas employee was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after her manager forced her to keep working despite the fact that she was vomiting throughout the day. […]

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Fast Food CEO Makes 291 Times His Minimum Wage Workers…Blames Obamacare!

Fast Food CEO Makes 291 Times His Minimum Wage Workers…Blames Obamacare!

The award for most absurd right-wing argument against Obamacare this week goes to this guy. Multimillionaire fast-food CEO Andy Puzder on Monday cited President Barack Obama’s health care reform law as a reason not to raise the minimum wage, and asserted that increases would only hurt low-wage employees. According to […]

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20 Fast-Food Workers Fired By Email From Chicago Sub Shop, Just In Time For Christmas

From CBS

This sub shop scrooged 20 employees by email, just days before Christmas. These fast food workers were ‘coincidentally’ involved in a low-wage protest.

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McDonald’s Takes Down Horribly Out-Of-Touch Employee ‘Resource’ Site Amidst Heavy Criticism

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

McDonald’s took down its heavily criticized resource site, saying that the negative publicity and scrutiny was unwarranted and didn’t help their workers.

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McDonalds Encourages Their Employees To Contact The Government For Financial Assistance (VIDEO)

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

A new video has surfaced revealing how McDonalds encourages their employees to go to the government in order to help them with their financial needs.

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Chicago Workers Stand Up To Corporations And Strike, Fight For $15 Per Hour Living Wage (VIDEO)

Screen captured image from Chicago's WGN News report. http://wgntv.com/2013/04/24/chicago-workers-strike-over-wages-at-mcdonalds-to-macys/

$8.25 per hour really ISN’T enough to survive. That’s not a ‘claim,’ that’s a FACT.

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Pro NRA Eatery In Louisiana Offers Free Food If You’re Packin’ A Gun (VIDEO)

Image from From KLTV Channel 7. http://www.kltv.com/story/21972270/restaurant-offers-free-food-for-concealed-carry-holders

Is anyone else wondering if he would be so quick to give away free food to hungry children living on food stamps? Of course, guns ARE more important. Just like Jesus would have said.

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Poll: Republicans And Democrats Both Like Crappy Food, But Different Crappy Food

Poll: Republicans And Democrats Both Like Crappy Food, But Different Crappy Food

There’s not much that crosses party lines but when it comes to food, it’s amazing how much we do agree upon.

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NYC Fast-Food Workers Walk Out, Demand Right To Unionize, Higher Wages

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Despite low wages, difficult schedules, no benefits, verbal abuse, and increasing corporate profits, the fast food industry is nearly union-free. That may change.

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Minimum Wage Day Of Action – The 99% Demand A Raise

Minimum Wage Day Of Action – The 99% Demand A Raise

You’ll find it in every comment thread from yesterday’s news – the indignant and fallacious attacks on low-wage earners.

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