Walmart and McDonald’s have the most workers on food stamps and Medicaid, new study shows

A sizable number of the recipients of federal aid programs such as Medicaid and food stamps are employed by some of the biggest and more profitable companies in the United States, chief among them Walmart and McDonald’s, according to a new report from Congress’s nonpartisan watchdog. The Government Accountability Office [...]

2020-11-20T22:43:27+00:00November 20th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Some of the People Prepping Produce for Your Fast Food Aren’t Too Happy With Their Working Conditions

If you’ve ever purchased pre-cut produce at Costco or Safeway, or eaten at fast-food restaurants such as McDonalds or Chipotle, chances are that your food was handled by workers at Taylor Farms. As one of the world’s largest fresh-cut produce companies, it employs hundreds of low-wage workers in several warehouses [...]

2017-02-09T22:26:21+00:00February 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

America has a new lunch habit that’s hurting McDonald’s

Grocery stores are stealing business from McDonald’s. Grocery prices have been falling, and as a result, a growing number of Americans are choosing to pack their lunches and eat dinner at home versus visiting restaurants, according to McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook. “There is a widening gap between food away from [...]

2016-07-28T16:15:03+00:00July 28th, 2016|Tags: |

National Labor Relations Board denies McDonald’s appeal

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last week denied an effort by McDonald’s Corp. to delay or kill an effort to have it labeled a “joint employer” of its franchisees’ workers — clearing way for a final ruling that many industry observers expect could alter the relationship between franchisors and franchisees. In [...]

2015-08-20T22:51:13+00:00August 20th, 2015|Tags: , |
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