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Update: McDonald's Managers Admit They Stole Employee Wages

Update: McDonald's Managers Admit They Stole Employee Wages

Managers added unpaid breaks to time sheets

In the wake of allegations that McDonald's has been stealing employee wages, two former managers have come forward to confirm some of the shady practices. Read More »

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Is McDonald's Stealing Employees' Wages?

Lawsuits say McDonald's fails to pay employees for all hours worked

Workers have filed class-action suits against McDonald's, alleging it steals income with practices that drive wages below the legal minimum. Read More »

McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

McDonald's Hit By Lawsuits Over Worker Pay

Latest move to call attention to pay practices in fast-food

Several lawsuits are being filed against McDonald's this week saying the fast-food chain engages in practices to avoid paying workers what they are owed. Read More »

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

McDonald's Worker: I Was Fired For Treating Firefighters To A Hot Meal

Worker accused of swearing to supervisor

A 23-year-old single mother said she was fired from a McDonald's because she paid to treat firefighters to some hot meals when the franchise owner refused to. Read More »

Wrong Order Gets McDonald's Workers a Bullet Through the Window

Wrong Order Gets McDonald's Workers a Bullet Through the Window

Michigan woman left cell phone that let police track her down

A woman, angry that her take-out order was missing bacon a second time, shot once through the drive-through window of a Grand Rapids, Mich. McDonald's. Read More »

10 Most Popular Jobs Stories of 2013

10 Most Popular Jobs Stories of 2013

From chimney sweeps to restaurant receipts

Vanishing jobs and dangerous jobs, photos of the inside scene, minimum wage workers and restaurant receipts were topics drawing the most attention in 2013. Read More »

McDonald's and Starbucks CEOs Make More than $9,200 Per Hour

McDonald's and Starbucks CEOs Make More than $9,200 Per Hour

Report looks at 10 companies where CEO pay gap is widest

Personal finance site NerdWallet studied 100 fast food and retail companies and identified 10 with the widest disparity in pay between CEO and hourly employee. Read More »

McDonald's Worker Fired After Giving Homeless Man A Hamburger

McDonald's Worker Fired After Giving Homeless Man A Hamburger

McDonald's franchise owner denies Leobardo Meza was fired for activism

A McDonald's worker in San Diego has been fired. And activists are saying it's because he gave a homeless man a hamburger. Read More »

Half Of Frontline Fast-Food Workers Rely On Public Assistance, Study Says

Half Of Frontline Fast-Food Workers Rely On Public Assistance, Study Says

Taxpayers pick up a $7 billion tab each year for workers, study finds.

A pair of reports finds roughly half of front-line fast food workers need public assistance to provide for their family. Read More »

Fast Food Worker To McDonald's CEO: I Can't Feed My Kids

Fast Food Worker To McDonald's CEO: I Can't Feed My Kids

Makes $8.25 per hour after 10 years

A McDonald's cashier openly confronted the company's CEO when he gave a speech in Chicago. She said that raising her kids on $8.25 an hour was impossible. Read More »

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

What Would Happen If CEOs Slashed Their Salaries To Zero?

A new report suggests it might not help workers at all.

A new report by the Employment Policies Institute looks at how workers would fare if CEOs reduced their pay. Not so great, it turns out. Read More »

Hundreds Of Fast Food Workers Strike In 7 Cities

Hundreds Of Fast Food Workers Strike In 7 Cities

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 »

What Happens If You Try To Live On McDonald's Wages: A Budget

What Happens If You Try To Live On McDonald's Wages: A Budget

A budget from the Economic Policy Institute shows shows you'll go into $50 of debt a day. Read More »

92-Year-Old Worker Sets Record At McDonald's

92-Year-Old Worker Sets Record At McDonald's

Is this the oldest McDonald's worker, once and for all? Read More »

Payroll Debit Cards On The Rise, And So Are Hidden Fees

Payroll Debit Cards On The Rise, And So Are Hidden Fees

Are you paid through a debit card? How much is it costing you? Read More »

McDonald's Sued Over Paying Workers With Fee-Laden Debit Cards

McDonald's Sued Over Paying Workers With Fee-Laden Debit Cards

In a handful of cities, some fast-food workers have protested in recent months, agitating... Read More »

Fast-Food Workers: My Protest Paid Off

Fast-Food Workers: My Protest Paid Off

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 »

McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

McDonald's Server On Strike: 'We Worry About Going Hungry'

By Stephanie Sanders A lot of people have been asking me why I went on strike. I have a simple answer: Because I'm not a teen anymore. I work at McDonald's, and I hear a lot of people talk about how fast-food jobs are for teenagers. Well, I'm not a teenager. I'm 33 years old. And I work with a lot of people... Read More »

Fast-Food Workers Strike In 5th Major City

Fast-Food Workers Strike In 5th Major City

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 »

Fast Food Workers Strike In 4th Major City

Fast Food Workers Strike In 4th Major City

If you want to understand why 400 fast food workers protested in Detroit on Friday, even though they risked being fired, just ask Jamal Harris. The 21-year-old Detroit man (pictured at right) works three jobs at three fast-food restaurants: Burger King, Long John Silver's and Checkers. Logging more than 80 hours... Read More »

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