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Concern for Worker Safety Continues at McDonald’s
Health and Safety, National, Retail

Concern for Worker Safety Continues at McDonald’s

San Jose, California – Twenty-two percent of McDonald’s workers reported they went to work feeling sick during the COVID-19 pandemic because of a lack of paid sick leave, fear of management retaliation for missing shifts or because they simply cannot afford to miss a paycheck, according to a survey last month of 843 McDonald’s workers…

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…

McDonald’s Workers Demand Protections Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak
Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, Retail, topslot

McDonald’s Workers Demand Protections Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

New York, NY – Fast food workers at McDonald’s outlets nationwide are demanding paid sick leave and more protections for “everyone who wears the uniform” this week.  All across the country, low-wage earners reliant on the Golden Arches for their livelihoods are speaking in hushed whispers between Big Mac orders— wondering if they or their…

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.”…

McDonald’s Hit With A Slew Of New Sexual Harassment Charges As Unionization Fight Continues
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McDonald’s Hit With A Slew Of New Sexual Harassment Charges As Unionization Fight Continues

New York, NY – Could a new wave of sexual harassment charges leveled at the mighty McDonald’s corporate empire finally open the door to unionization? Fight for $15 advocates are hoping it does.  McDonald’s worker across the globe have won the right to unionize — that includes employees in China, Japan, Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy…