Both Terrance Wise and his fiancee each work two jobs. But the income from the four gigs is not enough for the 34-year-old Wise and his family to actually pay for their own home. And so Wise (pictured at right, at the microphone) considers himself "homeless" as his household floats between homes owned by friends... Read More »
By Emily Jane Fox
From Part-Time To Full-Time:
Krystal Maxi-Collins, 29, worked at the Macy's department store off and on for two years, and was frustrated that she wasn't made a full-time employee. Her pay wasn't enough to support her family of four, so she worked a second job. When she asked her manager for... Read More »
A Burger King employee in Northern California is the latest inductee into the Heroic Worker Hall of Fame, after slipping out the back of the store during an armed robbery and hiding the suspects' getaway car. According to police, two young men, identified as Jeremy Lovitt, 23, and Gabriel Gonzales, 19, held... Read More »
As a cook for Pizza Hut in Milwaukee, DeAngelo Coleman would never want to jeopardize his job. "I love the work I do," says the 28-year-old. But there he was, risking his $8-an-hour job on the picket line Wednesday as he protested along with some 200 other Milwaukee fast-food workers. The goal: To raise the... Read More »
By Rebecca Baird-Remba
The website Passive Aggressive Notes has posted what it calls a "whopper of a resignation" letter.The unnamed guy who wrote the letter was "resigning" from his job at Burger King because he was going to law school. Read More »
Ashanti McShan was 17 years old when she got a job at Burger King. But on her first day working there, a manager allegedly told the Dallas-area teenager to leave. Because of her Christian Pentecostal faith, McShan says, she had to wear a skirt instead of the restaurant uniform's slacks, and the manager wasn't... Read More »
She was 17 when she got her first job, at a Burger King. Soon after, her older married supervisor allegedly followed her around, touched her, asked her about her virginity, told her to have sex with him and other male employees, and asked how much that would cost. The young woman complained to management, but... Read More »
Burger King recently fired its 56-year-old mascot. In one of his most recent commercial beats, the King took the form of a grown man in a costume monarch outfit and smiley mask, waking up in a stranger's bed, and urging him to try a Double Croissan'Wich in a Freddy Kruger drawl.
Some thought it was hip.... Read More »
Some people take the old Burger King motto, "Have it your way," just a little too far. That was the case with a woman in an Oakland Park, Florida Burger King who was so upset with her order she climbed over the counter and started flinging breakfast sandwiches and condiments at the employees.
Tara Lyons, 38,... Read More »
Burger King employees have learned not to serve customers with profanity on the side, at least not if it is featured on national television.
The Burger King manager and an employee were fired from a Sacramento franchise. A customer informed KCRA TV that he had placed his order as usual at the restaurant.... Read More »