May 24, 2019 -
Just days after McDonald's workers filed over two dozen sexual harassment charges and lawsuits against the fast-food giant, they went on strike in cities across the the South and nation to demand a redress of their grievances.
January 12, 2017 -
Andrew Puzder, CEO of the company that owns Hardee's and Carl's Jr., has opposed even modest minimum wage increases while his employees have struggled with labor law violations and rampant sexual harassment.
February 2, 2015 -
There's a connection between the way restaurant servers are paid and the high rate of sexual harassment they experience.
March 7, 2014 -
The restaurant industry is the largest source of sexual harassment claims, while Florida's Coalition of Immokalee Workers says harassment of women farmworkers is pervasive.
August 2, 2012 -
In the spotlight over its advocacy against same-sex marriage, the Georgia-based fast-food chain has also faced at least a dozen employment discrimination lawsuits over the years -- including one from a Muslim fired after refusing to pray to Jesus, and another from a longtime manager terminated because her boss thought she should be a stay-at-home mom.
December 1, 1981 -
This article originally appeared in Southern Exposure Vol. 9 No.