August 1, 2014

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Your thoughts about fast-food workers joining unions:

  • Good idea - they need more bargaining power (and possibly higher wages)
  • Not in favor - bad for business and the price of burgers

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Should more fast-food workers be allowed to join unions?
The back story here is that the National Labor Relations Board ruled McDonalds's is the joint employer for workers at its franchisees' restaurants. That ruling may disrupt practices in the industry and ease the way for unionizing nationwide. (More information at BusinessWeek and the New York Times.)
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