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Is there a union double agent on your payroll?

Labor advisors say more restaurant operations are being infiltrated by “salters” like the one who sparked the organization of Starbucks. Here’s what those targeted employers may be up against.


One Fair Wage gets one more shot at suing Olive Garden's parent over tips

The suit would seek damages from Darden Restaurants for distracting One Fair Wage from its lobbying mission.

Two women allege the company knowingly hired a registered sex offender, who harassed them when they were 17-year-old high school students.

The move is the latest sign that relations are thawing and contract negotiations may soon begin.

Working Lunch: Why the sudden controversy over some provisions, and the backtracking by the new law's sponsor?

Unions will have a large presence on the nine-member Fast Food Council, which will be chaired by a career Senate staff member.

The coffee brand and Workers United, the parent of Starbucks Workers United, have pledged to hammer out a framework for collective bargaining.

Working Lunch: Starbucks Workers United is stepping up its courtship of the public as it looks ahead to contract negotiations.

A federal judge has pushed back the day the controversial rule change takes effect by two weeks. He also indicated that he intends to rule soon on whether the new standard should be scrapped.

Customers are paying more, and couriers are working less. What it all means for restaurants is still unclear, but some fear it could get ugly.

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