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  • It's jobs, stupid

    Even though she's worked at the Checkers in Lincoln Park for four years, Mya Hill is still only paid $8.15 an hour � Michigan's minimum wage. Her fiance, Jonathan, is paid the same amount at a nearby McDonald's. Between their two fast-food incomes,...
  • Strong dollar squeezes company earnings

    Procter & Gamble and Facebook seem to have nothing in common. One deals in razors and toothpaste, the other in "likes," self-promotion and embarrassing family photos. But this week, they shared the same problem: the strong dollar took a cut of their...
  • McDonald's customer uses kiosk to create a massive Mac

    McDonald's customer uses kiosk to create a massive Mac
    McDonald's might want to prepare its Create Your Taste kiosks and its registers for a workout. The kiosks, installed at a small number of McDonald's restaurants around the United States, allow patrons to customize burgers or chicken sandwiches with a...
  • Chipotle and McDonald's are big market movers

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., down $51.29 to $641.23 The Mexican food chain reported lower-than-expected sales growth, partly...
  • McDonald's plots turnaround as sales continue to slide

    McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world. CEO Steve Easterbrook, who stepped into the role just last month, said Wednesday the company will share "initial details" of the plan May 4....
  • Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage

    Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage
    A light breeze blew outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday as a nurse took the blood pressures of eight women in the midst of a 15-day fast designed to pressure officials into approving a $15-an-hour minimum wage. The temperature was in the mid-60s...
  • Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles

    McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon. Its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday aren't expected to be pretty either, and there's a chance...
  • Marchers in Boston seek higher wages

    Backers of a drive to hike wages for the nation's lowest paid workers to at least $15 per hour are holding a series of events in Boston. Several hundred people, including college students, fast-food restaurant employees and other workers gathered for a...
  • UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families

    UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families
    Labor economists at UC Berkeley issued a new report Monday showing that more than half the public assistance around the country, whether it be health insurance, food aid or welfare, goes to working families. It's disheartening that so many Americans...
  • Are Balto. Co. residents lovin' it?

    Are Balto. Co. residents lovin' it?
    By most measures, McDonald's has been a fantastically successful company, particularly at providing inexpensive burgers and French fries quickly to its patrons. In 1955, the U.S. fast-food chain sold hamburgers for 15 cents each. Today, a cheeseburger...
  • Fast-food industry waking up to breakfast's potential

    Fast-food industry waking up to breakfast's potential
    Forty-three years ago, Santa Barbara McDonald's Corp. franchisee Herbert Peterson shaped an egg, using Teflon rings, to fit perfectly on top of an English muffin, creating the first fast-food breakfast sandwich and transforming America's eating habits....