August 24, 2012

Postal Service plans to Default on $5.5 billion bill which could affect current employees

The U.S. Postal Service is expected to default a huge debt owed to the government in the amount of $5.5 billion dollars. The US Postal Service has made it known that it is experiencing financial struggles which may have an effect on thousands of job holders. It is unable to pay toward retiree health benefits. Day-to-day operations will remain in effect as normal but the agency’s debt is rising. Under a law passed by Congress […]
August 10, 2012

Burger King employees fired for picture of feet in lettuce

A picture of an employee with his feet in lettuce bins at a Burger King in Mayfield Heights, Ohio recently showed up on the internet and on Facebook. As a result of the incident, the franchisee took immediate action by investigating the situation and terminated the three employees involved. The Burger King location in which it happened was an independently owned and operated by a Burger King franchisee. Food safety is a major priority at […]
August 8, 2012

Owner of 25 McDonald's Restaurants to Pay $1 Million in EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

Missoula Mac, Inc., the owner and franchisee of 25 McDonald’s restaurants, has agreed to pay $1,000,000 to resolve a class sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. According to the lawsuit, Missoula Mac violated federal civil rights laws at its Reedsburg, Wisconsin, McDonald’s by permitting male employees to create a hostile work environment of sexual harassment against female co-workers. The complaint alleged that, since at least 2006, several male employees subjected […]