Dollar General

  • McDonald's Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO's Pay

    McDonald's Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO's Pay

    In a stirring Bloomberg BusinessWeek article, Leslie Patton tells the story of one McDonald's employee. His name is Tyree Johnson. The 44-year-old has worked at the fast food chain for two decades, yet still makes just $8.25 an hour, and doesn't get 40 hours a week of work. So Johnson has jobs at two Chicago... Continue Reading

  • Dollar General Accused Of Denying Promotion To Black Worker In Favor Of Whites

    Dollar General Accused Of Denying Promotion To Black Worker In Favor Of Whites

    About three years ago, Demetrice Hersey started working at a Dollar General store, first as a cashier then as a lead sales associate. Eager for more responsibility, the Mississippi resident applied to become an assistant store manager -- not once but three times. But Hersey was turned down each time that... Continue Reading

  • Worst Retail Jobs In America

    Worst Retail Jobs In America

    The New York Times has continued its expose of Apple's labor chain. Following its January report on horrific, and sometimes deadly, conditions at its Chinese factories, the paper last week turned its attention to a less obviously exploited workforce: the sales clerks and "geniuses" toiling in America's Apple... Continue Reading

  • Dollar General To Hire 6,000 New Employees

    Dollar General To Hire 6,000 New Employees

    While almost every industry has been cramped in the last few years, the dollar economy has been exploding. Dollar General has created more than 21,000 jobs since 2009, and just announced that it will open 625 stores and hire another 6,000 workers in the next 12 months, according to a press release. Dollar... Continue Reading