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  • Starbucks workers can get free four-year degree

    Starbucks workers can get free four-year degree
    Starbucks employees can now earn a bachelor's degree for free in an expansion of the company's two-year tuition-free online education program through Arizona State University. More than 140,000 full-time and part-time employees are eligible to enroll...
  • Starbucks to expand online college tuition program

    Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers. The Seattle-...
  • FTC asked to investigate Google's YouTube Kids for deceptively targeting toddlers with ads

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Prominent consumer and child advocacy groups on Tuesday will ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's new YouTube Kids application, arguing that the search engine giant is unfairly and deceptively targeting toddlers...
  • Starbucks expands college plan, says it may cost $250M

    SEATTLE Starbucks has revamped the college plan it offers U.S. employees in order to cover full tuition for all four years of college in Arizona State University's online program. The plan, also underwritten by ASU, previously paid for the last two years...
  • 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....
  • The McDonald's 'raise' exposes the shame of franchising

    The McDonald's 'raise' exposes the shame of franchising
    You don't have to read very far into Wednesday's announcement by McDonald's that it is raising its workers' pay to find the catch. The very first sentence says it applies to its "company-owned restaurants." That's only about 10% of its 14,350 stores...
  • Stuff it: Millennials nix their parents' treasures

    A seismic shift of stuff is underway in homes all over America. Members of the generation that once embraced sex, drugs and rock-and-roll are trying to offload their place settings for 12, family photo albums and leather sectionals. Their offspring...
  • As Tastes Change, Big Food Makers Try Hipster Guises

    As Tastes Change, Big Food Makers Try Hipster Guises
    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull and instead of buzzers, customers are given license...
  • McDonald's pay boost is too little for too few, protesters say

    McDonald's pay boost is too little for too few, protesters say
    At hastily planned protests in several cities, workers and labor organizers criticized the new McDonald's Corp. pay-increase plan as too little for too few. Protesters are angry that the Oak Brook, Ill., company won't improve wages for employees at...
  • The Week Ahead: Can McDonald's correct course?

    Can a half dozen fewer ingredients and $1 more per hour help revive McDonald's? The fast food giant has seen sales slow as Americans' appetites for fresh and healthier fare has increased. The drop off has cost one CEO his job and cost investors money. The...
  • McDonald's raising its minimum wage, but some say it's not enough

    McDonald's raising its minimum wage, but some say it's not enough
    McDonald's plans to raise starting wages by $1 above the local minimum at select restaurants, just one of the changes on tap as the world's largest fast-food chain tries to win back customers and fend off a union-backed effort to raise pay throughout...