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Minimum Wage

  1. Strikes
    Not Happy: 100 Wage Protesters Arrested Outside McDonald’s HQThe protests continue today.
  2. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Doesn’t Want Any Reporters at Its Shareholders MeetingThe chain has gone webcast-only.
  3. The Chain Gang
    Fast-Food CEOs Get Paid 1,200 Times More Than WorkersCongratulations, fry guys.
  4. Labor
    Connecticut’s Fast-Food Workers Getting Minimum Wage IncreaseIt’ll happen by 2017.
  5. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s ‘Wage Theft’ Lawsuits Kick New Round of Fast-FoodThe minimum-wage debate rages on outside the home of the Dollar Menu.
  6. Lawsuits
    Sports Bar Chain Chickie’s and Pete’s Owes Workers $8.5 MillionChickie’s and Pete’s is known for its crab fries.
  7. Snarfus
    Fired Chicago Sandwich Shop Employees Have Been Re-HiredSnarf’s management is very sorry.
  8. Quote Of The Day
    Carl’s Jr. CEO’s Problems Will Be Solved With iPadsAlso, more outlets in Siberia.
  9. Snarfus
    Chicago Sandwich Shop Owner Really Sorry for Firing Staff Just Before ChristmasHe’s learned his lesson, but they’re all still fired.
  10. Video Feed
    Chicago Police Detained Single Mom After Interrupting McDonald’s“Hold your burgers, hold your fries, make our wages supersized,” the protesters says.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Fast-Food Workers’ Strikes Continue Throughout Midwest CitiesThose fries and the shake should come with more money, activists say.
  12. Lawsuits
    Maimon Kirschenbaum Strikes Again, Sues John DeLucie’s Crown GroupA restaurateur’s enemy.
  13. Mediavore
    LCB Dispatches More Metal Detectors to Nuisance Bars; Energy Drink Makers TargetPlus: Whiskey in a can is a thing now; and restaurateurs scramble to make payroll as states enact minimum wage hikes, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    Shark Fin Smugglers Get Caught; Hello Kitty Restaurant Wows JapanHigher minimum wage in San Francisco could mean fewer restaurant jobs, Wendy’s is big in Japan, and more in our daily news feed.
  15. Lawsuits
    Former Cooks and Waiters Serve Lawsuit to Shanghai CaféEx-employees are planning a protest tomorrow.
  16. Lawsuits
    Fresco by Scotto Gets SuedThe latest to be accused of withholding tips and overtime.
  17. Lawsuits
    Breaking: Batali Suit Amended to Include Five New RestaurantsAnd now the lawyer for the plaintiffs, Maimon Kirschenbaum, has something to say.
  18. Lawsuits
    Flushing’s ‘Sweatshop Kingpin’Restaurant workers get paid $500 to $700 per month for 60- and 70-hour weeks?
  19. Lawsuits
    Batali and Bastianich Sued for Failure to Pay Overtime, Minimum WageA pair of Babbo employees say they were forced to share their tips.
  20. Lawsuits
    State Busts Park Slope Restaurants for Stiffing Workers Out of Almost $1 MillionTwenty-seven restaurants were caught violating wage laws.
  21. Lawsuits
    Kitchen Workers Burned by Mama Mexico?Attorneys say the owner should remember his own humble beginnings.
  22. Lawsuits
    Megu Is Latest to Be Accused of Wage ViolationsThe restaurant has been hit with a class-action lawsuit.
  23. lawsuits
    Update: Was Bouley Suit Originally Dismissed?The landlord also sued him back in May.
  24. Lawsuits
    Bartender Speaks Frankly About Her Lawsuit Against Frank“Nothing about these restaurants is legal.”
  25. Lawsuits
    Domino’s Delivery Workers Say They Were Left on the Side of the RoadA trio of Queens workers say they weren’t reimbursed for expenses and were stripped of tips.
  26. Lawsuits
    Lemongrass Grill Accused of Withholding $770,000 From WorkersThe Thai restaurant’s employees were paid as little as $2.08 an hour.
  27. Lawsuits
    Steakhouse Follies: Server Who Sued Ruth’s Chris Now Sues Strip HouseThe Glazier Group is smacked with the latest restaurant lawsuit.
  28. Lawsuits
    Another Tips TiffAn Upper East Side restaurant is the latest to be sued for tip garnishing.
  29. Lawsuits
    Le Cirque Hit With ‘Cater Waiter’ LawsuitLawyer Maimon Kirschenbaum, the scourge of restaurateurs, strikes again.
  30. Ridiculous Reviews
    Saigon Grill Still Popular, Especially With Mexican WrestlersEven after the owners were arrested, people are still visiting in droves (and some of them in masks).
  31. Labor Unrest
    Saigon Grill Workers Get $4.6 Million PaydayAfter a long, hard legal battle, deliverymen who accused Saigon Grill of violating labor laws have prevailed.
  32. the chain gang
    A California Chick-fil-A Will Pay Its Workers $17 an HourThe controversial chicken chain is breaking new ground on employee pay.