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  • Fast-food franchisees urged to fight joint-employer designation

    Fast-food franchisees urged to fight joint-employer designation
    The discussion at the International Franchise Association in Chicago came off as a call to arms: Panelists warned that franchisees have brushed off the Fight for $15 campaign as a McDonald's problem when it could destroy their businesses. The panelists,...
  • McDonald's to detail latest turnaround plans

    McDonald's to detail latest turnaround plans
    McDonald's is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday. The plans are to be detailed just two months after CEO Steve Easterbrook stepped in to take charge of the world's biggest hamburger chain. McDonald's is fighting...
  • Labor organizers seek unusual ally in fast-food franchisees

    Labor organizers seek unusual ally in fast-food franchisees
    Labor organizers are opening a new front in their campaign for a $15-an-hour wage for fast-food workers with a push to mobilize an unusual ally: franchisees. The Service Employees International Union on Thursday launched a website in hopes of building...
  • Nepal businesses, people out of work after quake wonder what's next

    Nepal businesses, people out of work after quake wonder what's next
    For 18 years, he toiled in other people’s eateries, venturing as far as Bahrain to work as a restaurant manager and saving up $50,000 to start his own establishment. Finally, four years ago, Pradip Kumarshrestha threw open the doors to Mc Fast...
  • Big firms, private equity gobbling up area body shops

    Big firms, private equity gobbling up area body shops
    The fastest-growing business in the Chicago area may be an auto body repair company from Minnesota. ABRA Collision & Glass has only been in the Chicago market for a year, but has already purchased 42 area body shops. Such "consolidation" has become...
  • A May Day mayday on wages

     A May Day mayday on wages
    In my 20s I was a socialist, not just by intellectual conviction but as a function of location. I was a student at the University of Chicago, where disdain for the establishment was de rigueur in the 1950s. The U. of C.'s quadrangles adjoined the...
  • Palos mom is Changing the Face of Beauty

    Palos mom is Changing the Face of Beauty
    Customers come in all shapes, sizes, colors and abilities. Shouldn't advertising reflect that? Katie Driscoll thinks so. The Palos Park photographer and mother of six is on a mission to make the world of imagery, particularly advertising imagery, more...
  • 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...
  • 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 isn't dead yet

    Why McDonald's isn't dead yet
    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...
  • 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,...