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A McDonald's restaurant sign. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

McDonald’s closes employee website amid criticism

McDonald’s Corp. has shut down a website intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company. The McResource program has been criticized for creating unrealistic budgets […]

12/26/2013

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US–Job Market-Winners and Losers

WASHINGTON (AP) – As the U.S. job market improves, it’s also evolving, with winners and losers. Warehouses and trucking companies are doing more holiday hiring than the stores they’re working for. Factory workers are getting […]

12/08/2013

Couple accidentally gets bag of cash at drive-thru

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald’s drive-thru: A bag of cold cash. WTVF-TV reports thousands of dollars in cash packaged for […]

12/07/2013

Tremaine Tribble, of Charlotte, N.C., leads a chant inside a Burger King restaurant during a protest for a raise in the minimum wage in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Fast food workers across the country walked off their jobs to fight for a $15 an hour wage. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Fast-food protests return amid push for wage hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages. Organizers say employees planned to forgo work in […]

12/06/2013

Demonstrators rally for higher wages outside a McDonald's restaurant in Chicago, Thursday, Dec., 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Fast-food strikes return amid push for wage hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday. Organizers say walkouts are planned in 100 cities, with rallies […]

12/05/2013

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Fast-food protests planned for 100 cities

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay. The actions would […]

12/02/2013

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No national launch for McRib amid menu changeup

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s, which has been struggling to juggle a variety of new menu items, says the McRib won’t be available nationally this year. The fast-food chain says it’s leaving it up to […]

11/20/2013

Officer fires at minivan in traffic stop chaos

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico state police officers are under investigation and a mother and her 14-year-old son are facing charges after a routine traffic stop turned to chaos when the teen physically […]

11/18/2013

Coffee at a McDonald's restaurant. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

McDonald’s eyes bigger share of coffee market

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business. The world’s biggest hamburger chain on Thursday highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong […]

11/14/2013

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Burger King sees early promise in Satisfries

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King says it’s attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie fries but is being careful not to call them a home run yet. The Miami-based company said Monday that it […]

10/28/2013

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