McDonald’s is the Donald Trump of corporations

Big news – we’re pushing the March on McDonald’s to the next level: Organizations and leaders across the Trump resistance are joining us to demand McDonald’s support $15 and union rights. McDonald’s is the Donald Trump of corporations. Trump AND McDonald’s have a long history of sexual harassment, stealing from or refusing to pay employees, and… Read more →

McDonalds’ 4 easy steps to STEAL from employees

Did you know that McDonald’s actually STEALS from employees? That’s on top of paying us way too little to cover our bills or feed our families. It’s one of many, MANY reasons we’re taking the #FightFor15 straight to McDonalds’ doorstep with the March on McDonald’s on May 23. You’ve gotta see it for yourself –… Read more →

4 BIG reasons why we’re marching on McDonald’s

We want to let you in on 4 BIG reasons why we #FightFor15 – and why on May 23, we’re taking that fight straight to McDonald’s doorstep with the March on McDonald’s.   Because 4 years ago, McDonald’s themselves ADMITTED that people need $15 an hour (and a magical, impossible budget) to make ends meet:… Read more →

McDonald’s Illegally Deceives Franchisees About Inflated Rents

WASHINGTON –McDonald’s violates California and Illinois franchise law by distorting how it calculates the inflated rental fees it forces franchisees to pay, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) charges in complaints filed Tuesday with the two states’ attorneys general. Citing “material misrepresentations” by McDonald’s to its franchisees around exorbitant rental charges, the union called on… Read more →

Before Shareholder Meeting, Thousands to March on McDonald’s

March on Mcdonalds may 23

McDonald’s stands against us ALL. On May 23, we FIGHT BACK – with the March on McDonald’s in Chicago! McDonald’s has changed a lot about its business lately – but it hasn’t changed the way it treats workers. We still get paid so little that we have to rely on food stamps and public assistance… Read more →

May 1 Strike Guide

how to legally strike may 1

May 1 is an international day of strikes and actions for immigrant and workers’ rights. If you’re planning on going on strike, make sure you’re protected. You have rights under the National Labor Relations Act and you can’t be fired for taking part in protected strike actions — but you have to take certain steps… Read more →

Guia por salir en huelga el primero de mayo

Conozca sus derechos

Que hacer y no hacer: Hacer: Notificar a su jefe que está en huelga Dígale a su jefe las razones por las que va a salir en huelga Imprima y entregue un aviso de huelga a su gerente Salga en huelga sobre las condiciones en su lugar de trabajo Reclutar a sus compañeros de trabajo… Read more →

$15/hour Minimum Wage Support Surges Nationwide

Demand for $15/hour continues to grow even louder. More and more elected officials and employers spanning the entire country are listening to our movement. Last Monday, Minneapolis Mayor Betsey Hodges announced her support for raising the city’s minimum wage to $15/hour. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported more than half of the city council would support… Read more →

McDonald’s Accused of Inflating Prices in France, Italy, and Germany

McDonald’s was hit with three major antitrust complaints Tuesday filed with authorities in France, Germany, and Italy, charging the fast-food giant with widespread abuse of its dominant market position throughout Europe. The complaints outline McDonald’s systemic efforts to suppress competition through restrictive contracts that impose exorbitant rent costs on its franchisees, as well as rigid… Read more →