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Artist – Nick Anderson

Seven McDonald’s franchise locations in New York have settled with employees who sued the local establishments for wage theft. The seven locations will pay the employees nearly $500,000. This shouldn’t be confused with ongoing lawsuits recently filed against McDonald’s in seven states for wage theft.

I don’t think it would be a stretch to suggest that a large number of corporations, maybe even a majority, could be justifiably accused of wage theft.

Programming note… due to illness today is a very short day for me. I should be back tomorrow.

  • nathkatun7

    I hope you feel better soon! Please take good care of yourself!

  • stacib23

    I hope you feel better soon.

  • j hentai

    get well soon.

  • Norbrook

    Hope you feel better soon!

    There’s another suit going on in Upstate NY, against one of the regional convenience store chains, for something very similar. What’s “alleged” in the suit is exactly what every person I know who has ever worked there has told me about what it’s like to work there. They probably wonder why they have such a high turnover.

  • muselet

    Sorry to hear that, Ashby. Hope you feel better soon.


  • KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker

    Get well Ashby.
    Boy did you sum things up with that cartoon. My wife had CNN on last night and it was just unbelievable how those talking heads can bloviate for hours and not say anything useful or informative.

  • MrDHalen

    Feel better!!!