Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag: mcdonald’s

Some McDonald’s Workers Vote to Strike Over...

NEW YORK (AP) — Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10...

New Orleans Native Makes History as Youngest...

A New Orleans woman has secured her place in history as the youngest African-American woman to ever own a McDonald's franchise. Jade Colin, 28, started...

Teens Hurl Racial Slurs, Point Gun At...

Three Memphis teenagers were arrested after threatening a McDonald's manager. On Saturday morning the teens pulled up to the drive-thru in a 2007 Hummer HU3. According...

Top 5 Stories You Missed While You...

Florida House Passes Gun Control and School Safety Bill: Despite the NRA's objection, the Florida House passed a bill to arm some school personnel. The...

Have You Heard: The Top 5 Stories...

Man Arrested For The Murder Of Rihanna's Cousin: 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, was walking through a track by his home when authorities said he was...

13 Mainstream Corporations Benefiting from the Prison...

Several major corporations including Starbucks, Whole Foods and Walmart have been reported to use inmate labor for their business purposes. The world-known fast-food restaurant, McDonald's,...

Alarming New Study Finds Harmful Chemicals in...

A new study has revealed that there are staggering levels of chemicals found in food packaging, primarily those used at fast food restaurants. The report,...

McDonald’s Black CEO Don Thompson Steps Down...

As people have become more conscious about what they eat, they have stopped bombarding McDonald’s, the world’s No. 1 fast food chain—and apparently CEO...

When the CEO is Black, Do Fortune...

Most Fortune 500 Companies with Black CEOs seem to be remaining true to their push for diversity and putting people of color in positions...

13 Mainstream Corporations Benefiting from the Prison...

Prison labor in the United States is referred to as insourcing. Under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), employers receive a tax credit of...

At Dinner, McDonald’s Tries to Shake Up...

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. A Kung Pao...

McDonald’s Has Fired Mother Accused of Leaving...

Debra Harrell, the South Carolina woman who was arrested after her 9-year-old daughter was found playing alone outside while she was at work, has...

McDonald’s Forced to Close Part of Corporate...

McDonald’s closed part of its corporate headquarters in Chicago on Wednesday in response to a mass protest planned by workers and activists calling for...

Ronald McDonald Gets a New Look

Same clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald? On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill.,...

Former McDonald’s Managers Sound Off On Bad...

Two former McDonald’s Corp. store managers, assisting with a campaign to raise pay for fast-food workers, said they helped withhold employees’ wages at the...

9 Black Business Leaders of Billion-Dollar Operations...

Janice Bryant Howroyd -- Act•1 Group Oprah Winfrey may be the first Black female self-made billionaire, but Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO of Act•1 Group, is the...

5 Industries Black People Should Dominate Based...

Last month Nielsen released its report Resilient, Receptive and Relevant highlighting the spending habits of African-Americans in the United States. The document, filled with...

Fast-Food Workers Stage Job Action in 60...

A national job action yesterday by thousands of fast-food workers in more than 60 cities was staged to call attention to their low wages...

NYC Fast-Food Workers Demanding More Than Minimum...

Several hundred fast-food workers in New York City participated in a job action yesterday to call attention to wages they say are too low...

For McDonalds Opening on Christmas Day Not...

When McDonald's stunned analysts last Monday by posting U.S. sales growth of 2.5% in November after a drop of 2.2% the prior month, one contributor went...

Black Entrepreneur Uses McDonalds Franchise To Determine...

Ron Lofton owns five thriving McDonalds on Chicago’s West Side. He proudly shows off the kitchen at his highest-grossing location on West Madison Street....