A board created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to consider a minimum wage increase for the state’s fast-food workers is meeting in New York City.
New York’s minimum wage is currently $8.75 an hour, but workers are hoping to change that.
Fast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.
On the same day protesters gathered at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide to accuse the fast food giant of “wage theft,” New York’s attorney general announced that one of the chain’s franchise owners has agreed to a settlement.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban a chemical used to make yoga mats from also being used in food, Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday.
A few hundred workers dropped their spatulas and picked up picket signs outside the McDonald’s on Broadway and 51st Street, chanting “We can’t survive on $7.25.”
Shake Shack was a game-changer. For a long time, its particular blend of sirloin and brisket dominated a certain segment of New York’s restaurant scene (and the chain continues to expand, announcing a DUMBO location last week).
A push has been launched in New York City to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers and allow for unions in the industry.
Fast food workers nationwide are taking a stand and staging their largest strike to date, calling for higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation.
Protesters gathered outside the McDonald’s at 51st Street and Broadway in Manhattan on Monday, chanting “Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super size” and “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Poverty wages got to go.”
Fast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.
Brooklyn-based fast food workers employed by McDonald’s, Papa John’s and Domino’s will reportedly conduct a pro-union walkout during Friday’s dinner hour.
From chicken wings to mozzarella sticks, which is the most delicious fast food? You decide!
Hundreds of fast food workers and supporters protested outside New York City restaurants Thursday to demand higher wages for their low-paying jobs.
The rest of the country has finally caught up with New York. At least in terms of fast food.