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McDonald’s

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On May 9, 2015

Willard Scott as Ronald McDonald McDonald’s constant gimmicks to reinvent itself are ridiculous and hilarious. Yes, I’m sure breakfast bowls with kale are totally going to revolutionize th

Timothy Noah has a good run-down of wage theft in fast food and the role franchising plays in it: What’s unusual here aren’t the claims of labor law violations, which are common enough, but rather, who’s being blamed. The wall that fast food workers hope to blast through with these class-action suits is the franchise […]
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Pollock

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On January 28, 2013
While I guess I’m glad that McDonald’s is using a certified fish that is theoretically sustainable (although I doubt it really), I don’t know what karma the entire noble species that is pollock had in the past to deserve being harvested for such a loathsome product as the Filet-o-Fish. Also, y’all should know what an […]

Labor Notes

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On January 9, 2013

A few labor items of note. 1. Hilda Solis is resigning as Secretary of Labor. Hard to blame her given the isolation of the Department of Labor during the Obama Administration. Obama’s statement

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