McDonald's Says It's Offering Training To Combat HarassmentThe labor group Fight for $15 filed 25 sexual harassment charges against Chicago-based McDonald's with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund are providing legal support.
Minimum Wage Hike Gives Fast Food Operators Major HeadachesThe state's minimum wage will rise to $15.00 an hour by 2025 after lawmakers gave final approval Thursday in Springfield.
House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Sends Bill To Gov. PritzkerBusiness groups want a tiered minimum wage with lower base levels in parts of the state with lower costs of living.
McDonald's Workers File Sex Harassment ClaimsEnergized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.
Union Workers Rally For Higher WagesA few thousand union workers, and those who want to be union workers, demonstrated at a rally in the Loop on Labor Day Monday morning.
Fight For $15 Protests Target McDonalds, United Airlines ShareholdersProtest organizers said, since the “Fight for $15” movement launched in 2012, more than 20 million low-wage workers have received pay raises
Fight For $15 Protesters Gather At McDonald's Shareholder MeetingA big turnout was expected in Oak Brook for a "Fight for $15" minimum wage protest outside the annual McDonald’s shareholders meeting.
55 Ticketed At ‘Fight for 15′ Protest In West TownMore than 50 people were ticketed at a Fight for $15 protest Tuesday morning in the West Town neighborhood.
Hundreds Of O'Hare Workers To Join "Fight For $15" ProtestHundreds of non-union workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to go on strike Tuesday as part of a nationwide protest demanding a higher minimum wage.
Workers Swarm McDonald's HQ In 'Fight For $15' RallyThe tent city and overnight campout was intended as a physical display of McDonald’s workers’ dismay as shareholders gather for their annual meeting.
Fast-Food Worker Advocates Take 'Fight For $15' To Golden ArchesCBS 2's Mike Parker reports on the latest salvo.
Minimum Wage Workers Stage Daylong 'Fight For $15'Thousands of low-wage workers planned to protest all over Chicago on Thursday to fight for a $15 minimum wage. The rallies started around dawn, and were scheduled to continue through Thursday night, with many workers planning to walk off the job.
Minimum Wage Workers Call For $15 An HourA series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
McDonald's To Raise Starting Pay $1 Over Minimum WageApproximately 90,000 McDonald's employees working at company-owned stores will start getting slightly larger paychecks this summer, and will even receive paid vacation, as the fast food chain seeks to attract more reliable workers.
Snarf's Reaches Agreement With Workers Fired By Email Days Before ChristmasThe Snarf's chain of sandwich shops has reached a settlement with 14 workers who were fired by email, just days before Christmas.