Tag Archive: Seattle

It’s a McWedding and I’m Lovin’ It

Originally published in Publicola What do you get when you bring together corporate chains fighting the $15 minimum wage, Federal law, and a beautiful Seattle summer day? It’s a wedding! At an intimate ceremony at the Denny Triangle McDonald’s hosted by Working Washington last week and witnessed by workers, customers, and TV cameras, McDonald’s Corporation…

A forever-commitment of McDonald’s and 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…

BREAKING: Minimum wage repeal referendum will NOT qualify for the ballot

Latest numbers from King County Elections show that Forward Seattle’s referendum to repeal $15 cannot reach the necessary signature threshold and will not qualify for the ballot King County Elections has now reviewed well over half of the referendum petitions submitted by Forward Seattle, and their fringe effort to repeal the minimum wage law has come up short….