| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:04 PM
HARTFORD — Mayors and legislators on Thursday rallied support for a bill that would fine large employers who pay their employees less than $15 an hour to reimburse the cost to the state for social services those employees are using.
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:40 AM
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....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:15 PM
McDonald's is aggressively cutting back on U.S. restaurant openings this year, after vowing to improve results under new leadership.
McDonald's plans to open about 125 restaurants and update about 100 locations in the United States this year, the...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 2:47 PM
The group huddled in front of a McDonald's in downtown Chicago, preparing to tell the 100 people who had gathered there how the Fight for $15 had taken on a broader fight on behalf of low-wage workers ranging from airport workers to adjunct college...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:43 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 6:23 AM
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 plates so servers can identify them...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Is Hillary Rodham Clinton a McDonald's Big Mac or a Chipotle burrito bowl? A can of Bud or a bottle of Blue Moon? JCPenney or J. Crew?"
That was the opening question of a front-page Washington Post story on Clinton's effort to figure out her "brand."...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Brazilian labor unions are suing McDonald's and its local franchisee Arcos Dorados for allegedly violating labor laws for at least 30 years.
The suit filed Monday in Brasilia also seeks to prevent McDonald's from opening new stores until it complies...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:34 PM
McDonald's announced Wednesday its 14,000 U.S. restaurants will phase out the use of chickens raised with antibiotics by March 2017. Businesses have been under pressure from consumers and regulators to curtail the use of antibiotics in livestock and...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:12 AM
McDonald's Corp. will phase out over the next two years the use of chickens raised with antibiotics important to human health in a step to combat resistance to antibiotics.
The Oak Brook, Ill. fast food giant said Wednesday that later this year it will...