Thursday, July 31, 2014

On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board said McDonald’s Corporation is responsible for employment decisions, not the individual franchise owners. Oakland fast-food workers rallied outside the Lake Merritt McDonald’s this morning to demand higher wages, and to be able to unionize. Activists accused the multi-billion dollar company of keeping wages from workers, and called for the corporation to take responsibility for the hundreds of thousands of workers across the nation. Pacifica’s Rosalie Atkinson has more.