Fast Food

Fast food workers go on strike in honor of MLK

The demonstrations were set to take place in more than 15 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles. The strike was organized by supporters of Fight for $15 and a Union, the labor advocacy group that has been pushing to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour and grant collective bargaining rights to fast food employees, who are disproportionately Black and Brown.
Fight for $15 organizing director Allynn Umel said her organization’s cause is one King would have championed, noting that the civil rights icon marched in support of labor rights for Memphis sanitation
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Hawaii is a ‘fast food capital,’ new study says

If you’re in need of an easy and convenient quick bite, Hawaii might be the state for you.

The Aloha State is said to have the highest concentration of fast food restaurants in relation to its population, according to data compiled by NiceRx.com – a prescription assistance platform and resource.

Hawaii reportedly has 97.5 fast food restaurants per 100,000 people. As of 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the state population was a little more than 1.4 million, which could mean Hawaii has around 1,365 fast food restaurants, according to NiceRX.com’s data.

Although the Pacific island state has the highest

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New York City At-Will Employment for the Fast Food Industry

On January 5, 2021, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation that effectively ends at-will employment for fast food employees in New York City. The new law takes effect on July 4, 2021, and would make New York City the nation’s first jurisdiction to create job protections for a particular industry. However, at least some portions of the new law may be ripe to challenge on federal preemption and other grounds. The new law was passed via two separate bills—one on wrongful discharge and one on layoffs.

Just Cause, Progressive Discipline, and Seniority Requirements

In a sweeping

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This fast food innovation changed America


Now a staple of fast food culture in America and beyond, the drive-thru has been on quite a journey. The concept began as a modest burger shack with a drive-up window, and burgeoned into the flashy, tech-savvy joints ubiquitous across the globe today. In these nostalgic snaps, we chronicle the fascinating history of the drive-thru.



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The story of the drive-thru begins with the drive-in. Peddling the strapline of “America’s Motor Lunch”,

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