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.
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.
The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger petitioned the chain to remove the ingredient.
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.
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A man was found dead Monday morning in the restroom at a McDonald’s in Hempstead, police said.
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.
The incident happened just before midnight Thursday at a McDonald’s on Peninsula Boulevard in Hempstead.
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.
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.
The incident happened Tuesday inside the tubular play structure of the indoor PlayPlace at the McDonald’s on Hillside Avenue in Jamaica.
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.
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.