New York’s fast-food employers remain in the line of fire. First came the higher minimum wage laws. Next came proposed legislation that mirrors New York City’s “Fair Work Week” laws on “predictable scheduling” and attempts to end the “tip credit.” Now, new Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood recently joined a coalition of other states’ attorneys […]
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—recently enforced a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) order that found a Burger King franchisee violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by declining to hire an employee for having engaged in protected labor activity.
What may be one of the oldest pranks in the book, “Is your refrigerator running?” was not something Burger King® employees heard the night they received a prank call. Instead, the Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Burger King received a call instructing them to break all the windows inside the restaurant … and this isn’t the first […]
By Jen Carsen Tired of employees snoozing through mandatory video training? International Whopper® purveyor Burger King® must have felt the same way. There’s really no other rational explanation for Snoop Dogg’s appearance in an internal training video about Burger King’s newest menu item, grilled hot dogs.
All this hoopla around workers’ rights leads some to believe that the fast-food industry is corrupt and unethical, but then the magazine Bon Appétit surprises us all with its top 10 list of fast-food restaurants that treat their employees well.