Tag: Fast Food

McDonald’s Workers Take Fight Against Sexual Harassment to the World Stage
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McDonald’s Workers Take Fight Against Sexual Harassment to the World Stage

New York, NY – This week, a group of international unions filed a complaint in the Netherlands aimed at pressuring McDonald’s to finally address and resolve the systemic abuse many workers say they experience on the job. They filed with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development — unions say this is the very first…

More Workers Accuse McDonald’s of Sexual Harassment on the Job
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More Workers Accuse McDonald’s of Sexual Harassment on the Job

Two female McDonald’s employees announced they are joining a $500 million lawsuit against the company over claims of sexual harassment. Jamelia Fairley and Ashley Reddick both said they had to endure verbal abuse and physical touching by male co-workers.   Rather than the harassers being disciplined, Fairley and Reddick claim that their supervisors retaliated against…

Coronavirus Threat Compounds Chipotle Sick-Leave Policy; NYC Workers Walk Out
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Coronavirus Threat Compounds Chipotle Sick-Leave Policy; NYC Workers Walk Out

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Just after 6 p.m. on March 4, a small cluster of workers emerged from the front door of the Chipotle restaurant on Sixth Avenue and West 21st Street. They converged with a march of about 35 fellow fast-food workers and 32BJ SEIU organizers. “Keep your chips, keep your guac, serving justice we won’t…

Workers Jeer McDonald’s as ‘Rotten from Top to Bottom;’ Walk Out and File Class Action Lawsuit
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Workers Jeer McDonald’s as ‘Rotten from Top to Bottom;’ Walk Out and File Class Action Lawsuit

New York, NY – Ronald McDonald’s image as America’s innocuous grinning clown took another series hit on Tuesday, November 12, after the American Civil Liberties Union and fast food workers in Michigan hit the multibillion-dollar eatery with a class action lawsuit alleging a “systemic problem” of sexual harassment in the shadow of its “Golden Arches.”…