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Union vote set for a Voodoo Doughnut shop

Industrial Workers of the World are repeating the organization approach that was successful with Burgerville.


Labor group sues Olive Garden's parent in a challenge of the tip credit

The lawsuit by One Fair Wage against Darden Restaurants contends the credit is a violation of federal anti-discrimination rules.

An effort to organize a warehouse in Alabama was unsuccessful. And that could mean bad news is brewing for the foodservice business.

Restaurants may be less busy than they've ever been, but the same can't be said for labor advocates.

The redefinition narrows the circumstances under which a restaurant brand's owner can be held accountable for a franchisee's possible violation of union protection laws.

So what if they can’t keep a restaurant open under the very conditions they’re demanding?

The front-runner for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination said the chain’s workforce needs to be organized to counter the franchisor’s power.

The decision settles a five-year dispute that held profound implications for any restaurant franchisor.

Labor advocates have amplified their accusations that the chain tolerates sexual mistreatment. They’re also calling again for the franchisor to be treated as a joint employer.

The SEIU wants McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King to be summoned to the negotiating table.

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