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Black McDonald's Workers Fired 'To Get the Ghetto Out,' Lawsuit Alleges

Black McDonald’s Workers Fired ‘To Get the Ghetto Out,’ Lawsuit Alleges

by Julianne Hing on January 22 2015, 2:26PM

The ten plaintiffs have worked a combined 50 years at McDonald’s.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

by Carla Murphy on January 17 2014, 1:21PM

The 22-year-old fast-food worker and organizer makes it plain: I just want a living wage.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2013, 1:53PM

December 5, 2013 marked the largest fast-food strikes in history, organizers say.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast-Food Worker Strikes Set for 100 Cities

Fast-Food Worker Strikes Set for 100 Cities

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2013, 3:47PM

The movement to organize low-wage workers is spreading to new parts of the country.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Majority of Front-Line Fast-Food Workers Need Public Assistance

Majority of Front-Line Fast-Food Workers Need Public Assistance

by Von Diaz on October 15 2013, 3:05PM

A new study shows 52 percent of front-line fast-food employees need public assistance to make ends meet.

Topics: /NOW

Low-Wage Workers in 50 Cities Stage Walk Out

Low-Wage Workers in 50 Cities Stage Walk Out

by Imara Jones on August 29 2013, 2:48PM

Fast-food and retail workers demand a $15 minimum wage and the right to form unions in pre-Labor Day protest

Topics: Economy, /NOW

How Fast Food Companies Steal Workers' Pay

How Fast Food Companies Steal Workers’ Pay

by on June 19 2013, 7:00AM

Corporations like Burger King and Domino’s pay close attention to every detail of their franchisees business—except how they keep labor costs down.

Topics: Economy, How We Eat, Jobs Crisis

Fast Food Workers Strike In Seattle As National Trend Begins To Show Results

by on May 31 2013, 4:25PM

Fast food workers went on strike in a sixth city yesterday as other low-wage service sector workers are claiming union victories.

Topics: /NOW

New York Attorney General Investigates Fast Food Wage Theft

by on May 16 2013, 4:42PM

New York State’s attorney general is investigating claims of widespread wage violations by NYC’s fast food restaurants.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Milwaukee Becomes Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike

Milwaukee Becomes Fifth City Where Fast Food Workers Strike

by on May 15 2013, 11:30AM

Hundreds fast food and retail workers are on strike in Milwaukee. The city was once a hub for black manufacturing jobs and now faces staggering racial disparities in employment.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Detroit's Fast Food Workers Strike As National Trend Grows

Detroit’s Fast Food Workers Strike As National Trend Grows

by on May 10 2013, 5:55PM

Detroit became the fourth city in recent weeks where fast food restaurant workers went on strike to demand higher wages.

Topics: /NOW

St. Louis Fast Food Workers Latest To Go On Strike

St. Louis Fast Food Workers Latest To Go On Strike

by on May 9 2013, 11:50AM

Fast food workers in St. Louis went on strike today to demand raises and the right to organize. They join a national trend of low-wage and service sector workers demanding better jobs.

Topics: /NOW

New York City's Fast Food Workers Walk Out

New York City’s Fast Food Workers Walk Out

by on April 4 2013, 2:47PM

On the 45th anniversary of MLK’s assassination, New York City fast food workers tell Colorlines.com why they’re went on strike to demand higher wage and better working conditions.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

1976 McDonald's Ad Shows Long Courtship of Black Customers

1976 McDonald’s Ad Shows Long Courtship of Black Customers

by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2012, 3:29PM

Showing a smiling black family gathered around a table at the fast food chain, the ad also proclaims: ‘You don’t have to get dressed up… there’s no tipping.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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