Worker suing McDonald’s Franchise for forcing a fee ridden payroll debit card on employees – $1.50 charge for ATM withdrawals, $5 for over-the-counter cash withdrawals, $1 to check the balance, 75 cents per online bill payment. (thetimes-tribune.com)
They won’t be lovin’ it: McDonald’s admits 90% of employees are on zero-hours contracts without guaranteed work or a stable income – Fast-food chain is potentially the largest zero-hours employer in the UK’s private sector (independent.co.uk)
Let’s end on a sweet note:
“Wednesday, Deirdre Swords, the founder of the Red Hook Art Project in Brooklyn, said she left her business card with security guards protecting Banksy’s Oct. 7 painting of a heart-shaped balloon covered with Band-Aids on the side of a Red Hook building.On Monday morning, her calling card was answered. The side of the Art Project’s headquarters, at Richards and Wolcott Streets, had a large rectangle outlined by four white corners with the words “Better Out Than In #Anonymous Guestbook” written inside.
Children filled the blank canvas with their own artwork on Wednesday afternoon.
“We really hope that he will come back and that the police will not punish him for coming back and responding to what these kids are doing,” Swords said…” …for the rest, here.
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