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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:20 pm 
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Fast food workers demanding “supersized” wages walked off their jobs Thursday morning in dozens of U.S. cities — with protesters in New York and Detroit arrested after sitting in the street. The workers, from fast food giants such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King, are calling for at least $15 an hour — what they consider to be a livable wage. The labor unions supporting them say the demonstrations would be peaceful in the estimated 150 cities, including Chicago, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, where protests are occurring.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 8:53 pm 
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While it may be a liveable wage, it's a bit of a jump from current wages.

Spread over a couple of years. 12, 13.50, 15. It'll be more manageable, more likely to happen (not that it won't be a fight).

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:07 pm 
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did this even make the nooze here.....

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 11:00 am 
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did this even make the nooze here.....


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:16 am 
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I think they're moving the goalposts - in the right direction, for once. There is a sea change in how workers feel about the fairness of their pay.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:00 am 
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risking their lives to save the company $1.49 sodas and dont make enough to live on

Man charged for filling McD's water cup with soda

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An Arkansas man is facing felony charges after allegedly filling his free water cup with not-free soda Monday at a McDonald's in Springdale, KHBS/KHOG reports. Police say 18-year-old Cody Morris and two others drove through the McDonald's drive-thru and ordered three large waters. They then parked, went into the restaurant, dumped out the water, and allegedly filled the cups with soda.

Morris' accomplices returned their ill-gotten sodas when pressed by a manager, but Morris allegedly refused. That's when the manager decided to stand behind the group's car to prevent them from leaving. At this point it's worth noting that—as Raw Story reports—a large soda at McDonald's costs only $1.49 and comes with free refills.

Police say the group's car reversed into the McDonald's manager, who was then hit by the car a second time when he reached through the window to try to pull the keys from the ignition. The car drove off, and the manager called police. Officers found the car and Morris at a bowling alley, and he was arrested on suspicion of felony robbery. (Allegedly hitting the manager with the car is what presumably elevated the charges.)

This isn't the first time someone has been arrested for soda-related crimes at ...........

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:19 am 
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Theft is wrong of course, but I think for some people in management or authority positions, it's about someone else challenging their authority. Saving the restaurant money had less to do with it, me thinks. The best course of action would have been to let it go and get the license plate and call the cops.

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Theft is wrong of course, but I think for some people in management or authority positions, it's about someone else challenging their authority. Saving the restaurant money had less to do with it, me thinks. The best course of action would have been to let it go and get the license plate and call the cops.

Three people got caught stealing from a restaurant. Two of them, when confronted, gave back their ill-gotten goods.

The best course of action would have been for Cody Morris to follow the lead of his pals and give back his stolen soda. Instead, he acted like an asshole and got himself arrested.

This manager just elevated himself to hero status in the fast food management community.


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Woman traps robbery suspect with her car while others chase him into river

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A fast-food employee chased down an armed robber Monday at Arby's in Sterling Heights, according to police.

It happened at the restaurant at Van Dyke and Plumbrook Road.

Police said the suspected robber had a baby in the car. The suspect is accused of taking money from the Arby's and running away into the woods behind the restaurant.

But the man didn't get far, police said. Police said three employees chased him down. One woman drove around the woods behind a senior center, jumped the curb and cornered the robber with her car while the other two employees chased him into the river, according to police...........


rather than risk peoples lives who don't earn a living wage why not assess a tax on businesses that it cant get out of and hire skilled people to do the work of enforcing the law, also pay a living wage so people can get what they need without resorting to crime.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:48 pm 
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Labor Board Overturns Ruling That Protected Fast-Food Workers

The NLRB’s latest decision under the Trump administration, explained

On Thursday, the National Labor Relations Board overturned an Obama-era policy that made it easier for workers — including many employees of fast-food and other chain restaurants — to unionize and otherwise challenge their employers over labor practices. Here’s everything you need to know:

https://www.eater.com/2017/12/15/167804 ... nlrb-trump


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