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  • McDonald's faces employee lawsuits in California, 2 other states

    McDonald's faces employee lawsuits in California, 2 other states
    McDonald’s is facing several lawsuits filed this week by fast food workers who accuse the burger giant of systematically stealing their wages and committing other labor violations. The suits, filed Wednesday and Thursday, are seeking class-...
  • Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?

    Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?
    Same clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald? On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill., fast-food giant unveiled a new look for the redheaded clown and announced he'd be featured...
  • Fast food workers need higher pay

    I admire and support the peaceful demonstrations to raise fast-food and retail employees' wages across the nation. It was sad to read one worker's comments to the Tribune at a recent McDonald's demonstration in Oak Brook:  "It's not a living wage.  It's a...
  • The value of a McDonald's employee

    The Service Employees International Union has elected to disrupt McDonald’s business operations in its orchestrated drive to boost the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour and secure union membership.  McDonald’s is a “Cinderella”...
  • Look! New Lemonhead mascot is 20-something and terrifying

    Look! New Lemonhead mascot is 20-something and terrifying
    Brand mascots should be cuddly, or at the very least they shouldn't give you nightmares. McDonald's learned that the hard way this week after critics on social media referred to Happy -- the restaurant chain's new Happy Meal mascot -- as McScary. But...
  • Protesters target McDonald's headquarters in pay fight

    Protesters target McDonald's headquarters in pay fight
    Hundreds of McDonald's workers and community activists staged a protest Wednesday near the fast-food chain's headquarters in Oak Brook, seeking a wage increase to at least $15 per hour for employees. The demonstration was peaceful, with 138 protesters...
  • Questions roil San Diego Opera in aftermath of its decision to close

    Questions roil San Diego Opera in aftermath of its decision to close
    There's nothing opera buffs like better than a climactic death scene. But the one that San Diego Opera scripted for itself has gone over so badly that its leaders are now trying to write a new ending. Last month's sudden announcement that the opera...
  • McDonald's to start testing seasoned french fries

    McDonald's to start testing seasoned french fries
    McDonald's Corp. plans to begin market testing seasoned french fries, to be called Shakin' Flavor Fries, today in three California markets and in St. Louis, Mo. Customers will start with regular french fries, then add one of three seasonings -- garlic...
  • CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike

    CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike
    McDonald's Corp. for years has been in the cross hairs of a national campaign to raise the minimum wage, a movement that intensified last week as demonstrators marched on its Oak Brook headquarters. The fast-food behemoth has rejected protesters' call...
  • Union spent at least $2 million last year on Fight for $15 movement

    Union spent at least $2 million last year on Fight for $15 movement
    The Service Employees International Union spent at least $2 million last year supporting the effort to organize low-wage fast-food workers and staging strikes in Chicago, according to filings with the Labor Department. It was known that the SEIU has...
  • McDonald's to test flavored fries in Northern California

    McDonald's to test flavored fries in Northern California
    Fast food chain McDonald's is testing out french fries with new seasonings in three Northern California cities. McDonald's restaurants in Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto on Friday began serving Shakin' Flavor Fries in garlic parmesan, spicy buffalo...