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Wage Theft at McDonald’s




By GREGORY N. HEIRES The fast-food business model is based on wage theft. That’s the thrust of seven lawsuits that hit McDonald’s in three states last week. Employees are cheated out of overtime. They are forced to clock out when … Continue reading






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Obama, de Blasio, Fast-Food Workers and the Challenge of Inequality




By GREGORY N. HEIRES The day after President Obama described inequality as the “defining challenge of our times,” fast-food workers walked off the job in 100 cities across the country, demanding to be paid $15 an hour and the right … Continue reading






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