Workers allege violations at franchises of the company run by Donald Trump's Labor nominee
Original story at Mother Jones• 3 mentions • 6 days ago
Mother Jones 6 days ago
Fast-food workers across the country find the idea of Andrew Puzder as secretary of Labor pretty unappetizing. Labor nominee Puzder—whose company, CKE Restaurants, controls the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains—has a Senate confirmation hearing scheduled for Thursday, and employees of CKE franchises are pushing back. Protesters rallied in 24 cities earlier this week with signs of Puzder's face superimposed with phrases such as "Wage Thief" and "Tax Cheat." The protests were organized by the minimum-wage campaign Fight for $15, which in late January held a press call with employees to announce the coordinated filing of legal claims against CKE franchise ...