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Fast Food Workers Rally In Albany In Favor Of Higher Minimum Wage

Fast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.

05/20/2014

Fast food workers hold protest in New York City on 28th Street near Fifth Avenue on May 15, 2014. (Credit: Nicholas Overton)

Fast-Food Workers Hold Protests For Higher Pay

Labor organizers are turning up the heat on McDonald’s and other fast-food chains to raise worker pay, with protests in 150 cities in the United States and 33 other countries Thursday.

05/15/2014

FILE - A Subway restaurant (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Subway: ‘Yoga Mat’ Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger petitioned the chain to remove the ingredient.

04/11/2014

A man named Ben, who chose not to give his last name, dressed as Ronald McDonald, participates in a rally in New York City on March 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Fast Food Advocates Rally Against ‘Wage Theft’ As Schneiderman Announces McDonald’s Settlement

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.

03/18/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds up a McDonald's cheeseburger during a news conference in Manhattan on Feb. 9, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Ban ‘Dangerous’ Yoga Mat Chemical From Foods

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.

02/09/2014

Budweiser Clydesdale (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

The 21 Best Super Bowl Commercials Of All Time

It’s that time again! All eyes are focused on football’s biggest stage — for the commercials.

02/02/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Authorities Probe Man’s Death At Hempstead McDonald’s

A man was found dead Monday morning in the restroom at a McDonald’s in Hempstead, police said.

01/27/2014

A sign posted in a Flushing, Queens McDonald's asks customers to respect a 20 minute dining time limit. (Credit CBS 2)

Customer: Elderly Squatters Take Over Queens McDonald’s, Just Won’t Leave

McDonald’s has long prided itself on its ability to make customers say “I’m loving it” especially with its new McCafe atmosphere but at one location in Flushing elderly customers are sticking around for hours.

01/15/2014

A McDonald's in Hempstead where police said an officer was hit on the head with a piece of cement (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Throws Piece Of Cement At Long Island Officer’s Head

The incident happened just before midnight Thursday at a McDonald’s on Peninsula Boulevard in Hempstead.

10/18/2013

Suspect In Theft From 3-Year-Old

Police: Suspect Ripped Necklace From Girl, 3, At Queens McDonald’s

Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who snatched a necklace from a 3-year-old girl inside a McDonald’s in Jackson Heights, Queens.

09/07/2013

Fast-food workers strike on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Aug. 29, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

NYC Fast Food Workers Join National Strike

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.

08/29/2013

A suspect who police said sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl at a McDonald's in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Teen Charged With Sexually Abusing Girl, 4, At Queens McDonald’s

The incident happened Tuesday inside the tubular play structure of the indoor PlayPlace at the McDonald’s on Hillside Avenue in Jamaica.

08/08/2013

A suspect who police said sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl at a McDonald's in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sexually Assaults Girl, 4, At McDonald’s In Queens

The PlayPlace at McDonald’s is supposed to be a joyful enclosure where children laugh and play, but on Tuesday night in Queens one such play area was the site of unspeakable horror.

08/07/2013

Fast food workers rally outside a McDonald's in Manhattan (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Stage Walkouts To Demand Higher Wages

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.”

07/29/2013

Protesters demonstrate outside a Wendy's in New York City to demand higher pay.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low Wages

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.

07/28/2013

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