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  • Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

    Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand
    They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don't want it to taste like it's good for them. That's a tall order for the new crop of healthy fast-casual restaurant chains, a segment that has struggled in the...
  • Low-wage workers plan walkouts, protests to gain $15 hourly pay

    WASHINGTON Heartened by growing support for their cause and recent pay hikes by large corporate employers, America's low-wage workers will continue their fight for higher pay Wednesday with protests, rallies and one-day walkouts scheduled in more than 200...
  • 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...
  • The NLRB's emerging, disastrous joint-employer cases

    Franchise businesses provide us food, tax preparation, daycare, and gasoline. Many of us have worked a temporary job or know someone who has. Businesses commonly outsource accounting, human resources, and cleaning. Our cars are manufactured with parts...
  • McDonald's can teach valuable lessons

    This is in response to “How working at a fast-food place prepared me for life.” Writer Charles Madigan feels that fast-food workers should make much more money, then talks about how his low-paying job taught him how to work very hard for...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...
  • Celia Rivenbark: Warm and fuzzy CEOs? I'm not lovin' it

    I don't quite know what to make of the new touchy-feely CEO paradigm. What has happened to the traditional model of CEO: a raging egomaniac demanding more shareholder value no matter how miserable it made his employees. That's the devil you know. But big...
  • Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain

    Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to Western-style operations such as McDonald's. The move by Nikita Mikhalkov and Andrei Konchalovsky, who are brothers, comes...
  • State Looking For National Role In Union-Backed Bill

    State Looking For National Role In Union-Backed Bill
    HARTFORD — Connecticut gained widespread attention in recent years as a national leader in Democratic circles by increasing the minimum wage and passing a first-in-the-nation statewide mandate for paid sick days for some service employees....
  • McDonald's pay raise: Where's the beef?

    No doubt, you were as impressed as I was to learn that McDonald's had voluntarily adopted a pay raise for employees in its fast-food restaurants. Hey, they're not so bad after all, I naively thought. What an enlightened company. What generous and...