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Rep.: I’d pay more for fast food so workers could feed their families

Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota says "low-wage workers all across this country are deciding they’ve got to have a better reality for their families." Full story

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  Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from Mark Bittman's latest NYT column on fast food employees and their demand for a living wage. Brzezinski also reads from Bari Weiss' latest WSJ column which imagines what emails between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin, one of Clint

Seattle mayor urges workers to report wage theft

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and other officials warned Thursday that the city will investigate and prosecute when businesses fail to pay employees what they're due, after five fast-food workers filed police complaints saying they'd been cheated out of pay. Full story

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Hundreds of service workers strike in Chicago

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  Healthy fast food boom

"It's all about taste," says Stephen Sidwell, LYFE Kitchen retail founder and CEO, in discussing the healthy fast food boom; and David Freedman of The Atlantic, weighs in on the processed foods debate.

  McDonald's financial plan for minimum wage workers draws criticism

Tsedeye Gebreselassie, staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project, assesses the sample budget filled out by McDonald’s.

  New KFC restaurants say goodbye to the Colonel

The iconic symbol of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Colonel Sanders, is nowhere to be found in new franchises of the chain, as KFC attempts to appeal to a wider demographic with healthier options like salads and rice bowls. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

  Experts: McDonald’s advice to employees unrealistic

The fast food company created a website to offer employees financial advice and share a sample budget, but personal finance experts are saying the numbers they budgeted for rent, car payments, and more are too low to be helpful. NBC’s John Yang reports.

  Fast-food workers demand better pay

Many older workers in the fast-food industry are struggling to put food on their tables at home, and say they can’t afford to live on minimum wage. According to the Census Bureau, fast-food workers make a median annual salary of about $18,000 a year, assuming they can get full-time hours. NBC’s Kevi

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