Report: The Fight For $15 Is Franchise Genocide

Business | Connor D. Wolf
The McDonald's Restaurant Store Museum (REUTERS/Jim Young)

‘These changes will be most impactful to franchise owners’

Lawmakers Would Like To Know If DOL Is Conspiring With The NLRB

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez speaks during an interview after delivering a speech during the AFL-CIO 2013 Convention in Los Angeles
'This information clearly demonstrates the Department and the NLRB communicated directly on the joint employer policies'

From The Front Lines, The 9 Most Interesting Union Fights Of 2015

Business | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 29:  Jeffrey Straus, President of Countdown Entertainment and Co-Producer of New Year's Eve and Tim Tompkins, President Times Square Alliance and Co-Producer of New Year's Eve take part in the confetti test as part of the run up to New Year's Eve 2016 celebrations In Times Square at the Hard Rock Cafe on December 29, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
What labor fight captured your attention?

Fight For $15 To Launch BIG Coast-To-Coast Protest

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a news conference June 3, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats held a news conference to oppose to fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘People across the country will be coming together’

Irate McDonald's Customer Goes Crazy On Cashier [VIDEO]

US | David Hookstead

‘he got my mother f*cking tie’

McDonald's And Feds Battle Over Company Documents

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Workers protest outside McDonald's as part of a nationwide strike by fast food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles
'McDonalds will vigorously argue that the subpoena is overly broad and excessive'

Stalled Unemployment Spells Bad News For The Economy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A protester holds a sign during a demonstration against unemployment benefit cuts on July 11, 2012 in Oakland. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.1 percent’

Feds Look To Declares War On Temp Agencies

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. President Barack Obama waves to reporters after returning to the White House on board Marine One September 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘For manufacturers, this case is yet another example of the NLRB changing well-established and functioning labor laws’

This Decision Could Become A Huge Problem For Seattle Franchises

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015. Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current USD 9 per hour. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The panel further held that IFA did not provide persuasive evidence showing that the public interest would suffer as a result of allowing the ordinance to take effect’

Republicans Strike Back Against Union's Fast-Food Power-Grab

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Barack Obama

‘Our commonsense proposal would restore policies in place long before the NLRB’s radical decision’

Walmart Seeks To Save On Labor Costs By Cutting Hours Months After Wage Increase

Business | Connor D. Wolf
MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 18:  A Walmart sign is seen on August 18, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Walmart announced today that earnings fell in the second quarter due to currency fluctuations and the retailer's investment in employee wages and training.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘We have a small number of stores that were significantly over on scheduling’

Small Business Owners Are Furious As Feds Crush Their Way Of Life

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Barack Obama

‘Simply put, I believe the NLRB is taking aim at the franchise model and trying to destroy it’

The Franchising Model Might Have Just Been Killed

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the nuclear deal reached between Iran and six major world powers with Vice President Joe Biden at his side during an early morning address to the nation from the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 14, 2015.    REUTERS/Andrew Harnik/Pool - RTX1K9W9

‘In this decision, we consider whether the Board should adhere to its current standard’

The NLRB's Politically Driven McDonald's Show Trial

Opinion | Ken Sondik
A passersby walks in front of a help wanted sign at a McDonalds restaurant in the Brooklyn borough of New York

The NLRB is trying to jettison the American franchising system

Grimace Charged With Making Little Kids Fat BUT HAMBURGLAR GETS OFF SCOT-FREE

Education | Eric Owens
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No corruption charges against Mayor McCheese?

Are Uber, McDonald's And FedEx Really Misclassifying Workers For Tax Purposes?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Demonstrators chant in the driveway during a protest at the McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook

‘We’re seeing more creative ways to misclassify workers’

McDonalds Asked To Stop Advertising During 'Family Guy'

Entertainment | Alexis Gulino

‘How can a company that sells Happy Meals to children use its media dollars to sponsor jokes about sexually assaulting children?’

Will The Obama NLRB Kill The Golden Arches' Golden Opportunities?

Opinion | Ken Sondik
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Don’t count on McDonald’s getting a fair shake.

Former Obama Spokesman Takes Job At McDonald's

Business | Alex Pappas
Robert Gibbs

Fast-food chain now calls itself a ‘progressive burger company’

NLRB Cares More About Unions Than Small Businesses

Business | Connor D. Wolf
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‘Their goal is to give unions greater leverage against the businesses they seek to organize’