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Jimmy John's Employees Fired For Jumping Rope With Bread Dough

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.11.2017 | Weird News

Some former workers at a Florida Jimmy John’s are getting a taste of unemployment after filming a video showing them jumping rope with bread dough. ...

Jimmy John's To Get Rid Of Controversial Noncompete Agreements In New York

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business

If your career at Jimmy John's comes to a premature end, rest assured you'll have the right to make sandwiches somewhere else in town -- at least in N...

These Jimmy John's Workers Were Fired Illegally. Five Years Later, They Might Get Their Jobs Back.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2016 | Business

It's been five years since Mike Wilklow was slinging sandwiches at a Jimmy John's shop in Minneapolis. No longer a 20-something activist, Wilklow is 3...

Jimmy John's Loosens Its Dress Code For Workers After Criticism

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business

For years, sandwich chain Jimmy John's has had an unusually strict dress code. The Huffington Post revealed in May that two pages' worth of guidelines...

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John’s Plans October IPO

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business

Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s is planning to announce an initial public offering as early as next week, a source told The Huffington Post. The deal wi...

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Go After Jimmy John's And Amazon

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chiding companies such as Jimmy John's and Amazon.com, Senate Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that would forbid employers from req...

Dave Jamieson

Check Out The Ridiculous Dress Code At Jimmy John's

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- If you want to work at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop, you'll need to bring a "killer work ethic" and a "rock star personality," as the ch...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's 1, The Little Guy 0

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.10.2015 | Business

The use of restrictive noncompete agreements with low-wage workers may have made a laughingstock of Jimmy John's last year, but so far the sandwich ch...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Gets More Heat For Outrageous Noncompete Agreements

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman plans to send letters to Jimmy John's sandwich shops on Tuesday asking them to hand over information re...

Dave Jamieson

Doggy Day Care Chain Makes Pet Sitters Sign Outrageous Contract

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Last month, The Huffington Post revealed that Jimmy John’s sandwich shops subject their low-wage workers to stringent noncompete agree...

Heather and the Alfalfa Sprouts

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It is not clear whether the lawyers were vegetarians but they related to Heather's distress. They concluded that if Heather's sandwich did not include alfalfa sprouts, there were probably hundreds, if not thousands, of other customers who had ordered vegetarian sandwiches expecting to find alfalfa sprouts who had been disappointed by their absence.

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Noncompete Agreement Comes Under Congressional Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats plan to send a letter to the Labor Department and the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday asking the federal agencies ...

Dave Jamieson

Your Sandwich-Making Days Are Over, Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- As Huffington Post reported on Monday, many workers at Jimmy John's sandwich shops have been asked to sign the sort of strict noncompete...

Dave Jamieson

Jimmy John's Makes Low-Wage Workers Sign 'Oppressive' Noncompete Agreements

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

If you're considering working at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop, you may want to read the fine print on your job application. A Jimmy John's employme...

Dave Jamieson

Major Sandwich Chain Under Fire For 'Systematic Wage Theft'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business

Jimmy John's, the "freaky fast" sandwich staple of America's college towns, is being sued by two former employees for what they describe as "systemati...

E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Jimmy John's

Posted 11.01.2013 | Business

At least eight people were sickened after eating sandwiches at Denver-area Jimmy John's that were contaminated with E. Coli bacteria. The Colorado...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Delay Gives Employers Little Reason To Change Course

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

A one-year delay in penalties for employers that don't provide health insurance to workers is likely to keep things the way they are as covered worker...

Joe Van Brussel

Franchise Owner Disregards CEO's Comments, Looks For Ways To Make Obamacare Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 11.28.2012 | Small Business

One Jimmy John's franchise owner is going rogue. While the CEO of the national chain of sandwich shops has publicly railed against the costs of imp...

Jimmy John's CEO, Obamacare Foe, Donated To Swanky Private Clinic

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 11.15.2012 | Business

A CEO who has publicly railed against the cost of providing health insurance to his employees has donated tens of thousands of dollars to a private he...

Janean Chun

Applebee's Faces Backlash Over Franchisee's Obamacare Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 11.14.2012 | Small Business

Heated comments from an Applebee's franchise owner sparked viral outrage against the giant restaurant chain, marking a new phase in the war over Obama...

Sam Stein

Romney Camp Uses Wildly Successful Sandwich Shop Franchisee To Bash Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign put together a conference call Monday to attack President Barack Obama, once again, for being woefully out of tou...

‘No Snot In My Sandwich:' Protest At Jimmy John’s Today

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

The activists at The Campaign For A Healthy Denver are at it again. The advocate group, in favor of paid sick leave in Denver, are organizing a protes...

Band Bites: Good Eats on the Road with Avi Buffalo

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Jill Donenfeld

Avi Buffalo, an indie-pop band from Long Beach, Calif., has been touring like crazy. Which also means they've been eating like crazy.

America's Fastest Growing Restaurant Chains

Slashfood | Jason best | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Have you been watching "America's Next Great Restaurant" and thinking it's about time to launch your own dream eatery? Before you quit your day job an...

Chico Predicts A Runoff, Rahm Returns Jimmy John's Donations

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With an election just around the corner, the candidates will not be taking much time off this weekend. Campaign schedules are looking packed for Satur...