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International Franchise Association’s latest chain of nonsense

Steeped in Tea Party logic, ads from DC lobby group for McDonald’s prove only that they have money to burn It’s either self-parody, or they were hacked. How else to explain why the International Franchise Association is paying for radio ads about their lawsuit to block the $15 minimum wage — let alone a laughable ad which…

A forever-commitment by McDonald’s & franchisees

McDonald’s Corporation and franchisees tie the knot, take joint responsibility for employees In a intimate ceremony held in the Denny Triangle neighborhood this morning, McDonald’s Corporation was formally betrothed to its franchisees, marking the long-awaited Federal recognition of their status as joint employers. (The couple is registered in Federal district court, where their lobby group is…

IT’S A WEDDING! Marriage of McDonald’s and franchisees to be marked FRIDAY at Seattle ceremony

  You are invited  to attend a wedding ceremony, celebrating the close relationship between McDonald’s Corporation,  the extraordinarily profitable restaurant chain, and its franchisees. The ceremony will be held at the Seattle McDonald’s outlet at  6th & Virginia on Friday, August 1st at 10:00 am. The couple is registered at the New York Stock Exchange. Reception…