I wish my teacher knew boundaries and respected me.
A new study by Feeding America reveals some disturbing news: fully one-quarter of American military families requires state and federal aid just to be able to put food on the table.
Taking a cue from the John Pierpoint Morgan "Everyone Who Works For Me Can Go Screw Themselves" school of thought, one Minnesota restaurant has decided to pay for its employees' $0.75 hourly raise by making its employees pay for it themselves.
A McDonald's Franchise owner is sick and tired of how the company does business, and has told the Washington Post all about the shady ways the company handles itself — including straight-up telling her she should pay her employees less.
In a surprising victory for logic and basic ethics, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that McDonald's is considered a "joint employer" with the franchise locations operating under its name. Hold on, I have to go spend forever laughing vindictively.
"Unless a waiter can be a gentleman, democracy is a failure. If any form of service is menial, democracy is a failure. Those Americans who dislike self-respect in servants are undesirable citizens; they belong in an aristocracy."
Since the fast food worker protests started, McDonald's has always taken an approach of calculated silence towards raising the minimum wage. Given that they sat in the center of the storm when it came to the pay inequality debate, it was inevitable they'd have to say something eventually.
Fast food workers are planning the largest international worker strike to date, and a bevy of news stories from this week show just how scared the food industry actually is of the rising tide of worker organization.
It would appear that the GOP is starting their bi-annual "make horrifically monstrous statements in public during an election cycle" push early this year. Hah! As if they ever stopped, even during off years.
Remember that public clamor over unfair and borderline inhumane wage practices that resulted in a massive fast food strike in 2013? Well, contrary to what the cynical among us thought would be the case, it appears that it's going to result in something positive after all.
Okay you guys, we have to talk about something.
I come from a poor-ish background. It was hard sometimes, but I never starved. For most of middle school I didn't get to see much of my mom because she would work from 11 at night to 7:30 in the morning. My dad had a shitty computer when I was little, but I moved in with my mom in high school and we didn;t get a…
In news that comes as a gentle reminder that the US Conservative movement isn't the only game in the jingoistic racism town, a UK Independence Party (UKIP) representative for the European Parliament was caught on video disparaging developing nations to whom the United Kingdom provides monetary aid. Speaking at a…