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  • McDonald's Raise A Start — Hike The Minimum Wage

    McDonald's Raise A Start — Hike The Minimum Wage
    Let's not be too impressed by McDonald's big announcement that it will soon boost pay for some employees by about a buck an hour. Here is why. The very business model that was birthed and nurtured by McDonald's, franchising, will severely nip the impact...
  • New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages

    New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages
    Generally speaking, thinking about a burger and fries is fun, while thinking about the Federal Reserve is kinda dull. Here's a chance to combine topics into a happy meal of sorts: McDonald's plan to raise the minimum wage for certain workers is smart...
  • 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...
  • Will McDonald's Raises Have Ripple Effect?

    Will McDonald's Raises Have Ripple Effect?
    In Connecticut, where most fast-food workers earn the minimum wage of $9.15 an hour, a few hundred workers at five McDonald's restaurants will start earning at least $10.15 in July. Shift supervisors and crew trainers will get proportional raises, too....
  • Protests hit McDonald's in Los Angeles, nationwide

    Labor organizers displeased with McDonald’s Corp.’s decision to raise wages only for workers at company-owned stores, leaving out employees at franchises, held protests across the nation Thursday. Planners said that workers in dozens of...
  • McDonald's workers protest, demand higher wages

    McDonald's workers protest, demand higher wages
    McDonald's workers protested Thursday in Miramar and across the country, chanting, ""Hold your burgers, hold your fries, make our wages supersize." The demonstrations came in response to McDonald's announcement a day earlier that it will boost pay and...
  • How working at a fast-food place prepared me for life

    How working at a fast-food place prepared me for life
    A raise for the folks who work at McDonald's-owned fast-food places? It's not only about time, it's not actually enough, and anyone who eats there should make that clear. This is a liberal rant from a man who spent formative years working in a first-...
  • 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...
  • Oh, goodies! At this products convention, they're left holding the swag

    Oh, goodies! At this products convention, they're left holding the swag
    What is it about a corporate freebie that makes it irresistible? Why do we, given the chance, grab up the T-shirts and the pens and the ball caps? A big industry revolves around putting such swag in our hands. Last week, some of its representatives...
  • McDonald's CEO: Why we're raising wages

    McDonald's CEO: Why we're raising wages
    Amid the continuing national dialogue on wages, benefits, job creation and providing marketable skills to our nation’s workers, we have challenged ourselves as to whether we can do more to make a real difference in the lives of our employees....
  • McDonald's executives see 'urgent need for reset'

    McDonald's executives see 'urgent need for reset'
    McDonald's is taking a fresh look at everything from its organizational structure to its menu while sticking to financial plans that include billions of dollars in share buybacks and dividends, the company's financial leaders said Thursday. McDonald's is...