Post Tagged with: "McDonald’s"

Robert Reich Gives Us 7 Reasons Why The Minimum Wage Should Be Raised To $15 (VIDEO)

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Economist Robert Reich gives us seven simple reasons why raising the minimum wage to $15 isn’t just smart economics, but also the right and moral thing to do.

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McDonald’s Raises Wages For All Hourly Employees But Not Franchisees (VIDEO)

Ronald McDonald giving the thumbs up. Photo: ImgKid.Com.

Still not lovin’ it: McDonald’s has taken a step in the right direction, but they’ve got a long way to go.

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McDonald’s Sues To Stop Seattle From Raising Minimum Wage to $15; Not Loving It

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McDonalds and friends are suing Seattle for the right to pay slave wages. And they’re using the 14th Amendment to do it.

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Still Not Lovin’ It: McDonald’s Sales Take A Tumble (VIDEO)

McDonalds sales numbers took a dive in February. Photo: Video Screen grab via Bloomberg News. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-03-09/u-s-sales-down-how-ugly-are-mcdonald-s-numbers-

We’ve seen McDonalds’ sales numbers for last month, and boy, are they ugly.

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This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

Imagine slaving away for 40 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year – for this.

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Police Officer Poisoned With Cleaning Fluid At McDonald’s (VIDEO)

Police Officer Poisoned With Cleaning Fluid At McDonald’s (VIDEO)

Will this make you think twice before taking a gulp of tea-or anything else- at McDonald’s?

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McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s appears not to care about total transparency – at least when it comes to this important topic.

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Not Lovin’ It: Terrified Customers Respond To McDonald’s Desperate ‘Pay With Lovin” Stunt (VIDEO)

Image: Composite with photo of a McDonalds' "Pay with Lovin'" receipt and a YouTube video screen grab from McDonalds' "Pay with Lovin'" ad.

McDonald’s “pay with lovin'” campaign seems great. But what if you’d rather pay with plain old money, or NOT eat at McDonald’s at all?

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Black Employees Replaced By White Workers At VA McDonald’s, Told They Didn’t ‘Fit The Profile’

A manager at a Chicago McDonald's told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job. Image: 28704869

According to federal lawsuit, a VA McDonald’s franchise owner replaced more than a dozen black employees with whites. The employees, who were called names like “ghetto” and “ratchet” were told they “didn’t fit the profile” the owner wanted to create at his McDonald’s stores.

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Woman Left Kids In Freezing Car While She Overdosed On Heroin In A McDonald’s Bathroom

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A mother left her children in the car outside a Michigan McDonald’s while she overdosed on heroin in the bathroom.

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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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Beginning Of The Fast Food Revolution? Obama’s NLRB Slams McDonald’s For Illegal Union Busting

Beginning Of The Fast Food Revolution? Obama’s NLRB Slams McDonald’s For Illegal Union Busting

If McDonald’s workers are allowed to unionize, it will cost the fast food giant billions in profits. My heart bleeds for the poor lambs.

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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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40% Of Fast Food Workers Live In Poverty, Tomorrow They’re Going To Do Something About It

40% Of Fast Food Workers Live In Poverty, Tomorrow They’re Going To Do Something About It

A worker strike demanding higher minimum wages and the ability to unionize for fast food workers will take place tomorrow, December 4, stretching across over 160 cities. This will be the latest in a string of actions launched, following on the heels of a similar action in September. Started in […]

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An Innocent Man’s 10 Year Journey: From Arrest For Assault On An Officer To A Civil Settlement Of $437K

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It was a long journey for Albert Garcia. In 2005, the story of Garcia’s arrest was carried in newspapers all over the country. He purportedly served a Big Mac full of glass to a police officer. But did he?

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The Next Time Someone Says That Fast Food Isn’t a Real Job, Show Them This

The Next Time Someone Says That Fast Food Isn’t a Real Job, Show Them This

Fast food jobs are just as “real” any any other. The positions are filled by real people with real mortgages and rent, with real bills to pay, and real children — people who are facing the very real problem of crushing poverty.

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Fox News Tries To Blame Minimum Wage For McDonald’s Woes — McDonald’s Blames Food (VIDEO)

Fox News Tries To Blame Minimum Wage For McDonald’s Woes — McDonald’s Blames Food (VIDEO)

Fox really, really wants to blame the working poor for the fact that McDonald’s profits are down 40 percent, but even McDonald’s is blaming their food.

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Customer At McDonald’s Finds Nazi Swastika Burned Onto Sandwich Bun

Customer At McDonald’s Finds Nazi Swastika Burned Onto Sandwich Bun

A routine trip to a Morehead City, North Carolina McDonald’s drive-through resulted in shock and disgust when customer Charleigh Matice discovered that a swastika symbol had been burned onto the bun of her chicken sandwich. In a WCTI 12 news report, Matice said: “Is this a joke? Does somebody really think […]

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McDonald’s Has Summer Camp For Kids Where They Learn How To Work ‘Drive-Thru And Front Counters’ (VIDEO)

McDonald’s Has Summer Camp For Kids Where They Learn How To Work ‘Drive-Thru And Front Counters’ (VIDEO)

For many kids, summer means joining (or being forced to join) some kind of summer camp. While some kids get to camp out in the woods and others go to space camp, a few unfortunate elementary school kids in the Philippines are signed up for McDonald’s “Kiddie Crew Workshop,” a […]

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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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