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Dave Jamieson

Pro-Union Burger King Worker Disciplined For Poor Pickle Placement | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business

In colorful fashion, a judge with the National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday that a major Burger King franchisee in Michigan had committed variou...

McDonald's CEO 'Under Siege' At Home And Abroad

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein Aug 3 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp CEO Don Thompson sure could use a break. The head of the world's bi...

Fast Food Workers Prepared To Do 'Whatever It Takes'

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national...

McDonald's Workers Claim They Were Fired For Union Activity

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business

McDonald's is under investigation by the National Labor Relations Board for allegedly firing workers for union activity, in a case that could have muc...

Hunter Stuart

Many Fast Food Workers Say They're Getting Ripped Off By Their Bosses | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business

Before she got fed up and quit last month, it wasn't uncommon for Darenisha Mills to keep working after her shift ended at the McDonald's in Pontiac, ...

Meet The 22-Year-Old KFC Employee Taking The Minimum Wage Fight To The White House

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Naquasia LeGrand was frying chicken, sweeping floors and serving customers for $7.25 an hour when she was recruited by union organiz...

Why the Strike Is Back

Camille Rivera | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

The purchasing power of minimum wage workers is 26 percent lower than it was in 1970, and low-wage jobs are the fastest-growing occupations in New York City, with the number of workers being paid minimum wage increasing ten-fold over the past six years.

Standing Up for Low Wage Workers

Camille Rivera | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

It has been amazing to witness the fast food-worker strikes that have swept the country in the past few months. One of the most shocking things that the workers have complained about is that their employers have been cheating them out of their full pay. These aren't isolated incidents.

Saki Knafo

After Fast Food Workers Go On Strike, Momentum Builds | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

A week after hundreds of fast-food workers went on strike in New York City, organizers and workers say enthusiasm has grown for their efforts, despite...

Dave Jamieson

Fast Food Workers Strike In New York City | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

Stephen Warner works part-time at a McDonald's in New York City, earning the legal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. He hasn't seen a pay bump since he ...