90-Day Protest Begins At McDonald’s Headquarters

By Manny Ramos, Chicago Sun Times. -

Chicago - Community organizers on Monday kicked off 90 days of picketing at McDonald’s world headquarters in the West Loop, hoping to call attention to what they say are discriminatory practices [...]

McDonald’s Workers Across The US Strike To Protest Coronavirus Working Conditions

Hundreds of McDonald’s workers in the US are protesting unsatisfactory working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, with some quitting and others decrying the risk they say they’re being [...]

Workers File Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit Against McDonald’s

By Kate Taylor, Business Insider. -

On Monday, Florida McDonald's workers announced they had filed a $500 million class-action lawsuit against McDonald's, alleging the fast-food giant has a "systemic sexual harassment [...]

McDonald’s Workers Go On Strike Over Unsafe Conditions, Lost Hours, Pay Cuts

St. Louis, MO - Some McDonald's workers in St. Louis, Tampa and Memphis have gone on strike to protest unsafe working conditions, pay cuts and lost hours. More than 100 workers across the [...]

McDonalds’ Workers Strike Is About Workplace Democracy

By Eli Day, Inthesetimes.com -

On Tuesday, over 1,000 people gathered for a strike action at a McDonald's location on Detroit’s East Side. The workers, who were fighting for basic workplace dignity, a fair wage and a union, [...]

McDonald’s, UberEats And Wetherspoon Workers Strike Over Pay

By Staff, Bbc.com -

UberEats riders and a small number of workers from JD Wetherspoon, McDonald's and TGI Fridays have been staging walkouts in a pay dispute. Protests were being held in several UK cities, along [...]

McDonald’s Workers Strike Over Widespread Sexual Harassment

By Naomi LaChance, Truthdig.com -

McDonald’s workers in 10 U.S. cities plan to strike Tuesday at lunchtime over sexual harassment and subsequent retaliation at the fast-food company. “Whatever [anti-harassment] policy they have [...]

Labor Groups Drop #OurWalmart. Who Will Fund Their Fight?

By Dave Jamieson, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Dave Jamieson for The Huffington Post - In 2013, Janet Sparks and five co-workers went on strike at a Walmart store in Baker, Louisiana. The group rode in a caravan to Bentonville, Arkansas, [...]

Brazil Opens Federal Investigation Of McDonalds

By Giovanna Frank-Vitale, www.popularresistance.org -

By Giovanna Frank-Vitale. March 3, 2016 - Today a federal prosecutor in Brazil opened a criminal investigation (attached) into alleged “fiscal and economic crimes” by McDonald’s. The prosecutor’s [...]

McDonald’s Franchise Owners: Fast Food Giant “Facing Its Final Days”

By Nick Bernabe, www.theantimedia.org -

By Nick Bernabe for Antimedia - San Diego, CA — Embattled fast food giant McDonald’s is making headlines yet again. The company has just launched its much advertised all-day breakfast program, [...]

NLRB Hands Fight For $15 Major Victory

By Dave Jamieson, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Dave Jamieson in The Huffington Post - McDonald's, Burger King and every other company that relies on a franchise business model just suffered the legal setback they've been fearing for [...]

5,000 Workers Descend On McDonald’s Shareholder Meeting

By Jack Temple, www.PopularResistance.org -

Marching behind a giant banner that read, “McDonald’s: $15 and Union Rights, Not Food Stamps,” 5,000 cooks and cashiers massed at the company’s corporate headquarters Wednesday to kick off the [...]

McDonald’s Announces Corporate Shake-Up, Workers Vow To Rise Up

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

On the same day that McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook announced sweeping changes aimed at "returning excitement" to the behemoth—and struggling—fast-food chain, thousands of McDonald's cooks and [...]

Small Percentage Of McDonald’s Workers Get Pay Raise

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

McDonald's plans to raise the average pay of about 90,000 of the 750,000 McDonald's US workers to around $10 an hour, but the increase will not benefit workers at the vast majority of the [...]

McDonald’s Sues Seattle Over $15 Wage, Cites 14th Amendment

By Bill Fold, www.thebillfold.com -

McDonald’s is not having a very good week. First, McDonald’s asked the band Ex Cops to play a gig at the McDonald’s SXSW Showcase, using the words “There isn’t a budget for an artist fee [...]

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