Three years after McDonald’s Corp. made a splash by saying it would pay all workers at corporate-owned stores in the U.S. at least $1 an hour above the local minimum wage, some workers say the fast-food giant hasn’t kept pace with the times.
Why Walmart May Have Designs On Humana, And What It Thinks It Could Get From A Deal
Walmart is eyeing a deal with Humana at a time when another retail giant, Amazon, is making strides in health care. Walmart may be seeking to counter Amazon’s influence, as well as trying to blunt the impact of a number of other health-care mega-deals taking shape.
– Huffington Post
The labor union that has orchestrated and funded the Fight for $15 movement appears to have significantly cut its funding for its city-based fast-food campaigns.
– The American Prospect
From the left-leaning American Prospect: Republicans on and off the bench are moving to kill unions. But millennials-the most pro-union generation since the 1930s-may yet find a way to organize.