A partnership between the rapper and the fast-food chain is a melding of the merchandising minds.
A judge rebuffed a Labor Department move that made it harder for employees to win judgments against parent companies over pay violations.
Some national chains, both retail and restaurants, are closing outlets in New York City, which are struggling more than their branches elsewhere.
The fast-food chain said Steve Easterbrook, who was fired last fall, concealed evidence during an investigation into his conduct.
In addition to declaring solidarity, the fast-food industry could make changes to protect the health and safety of black employees.
The fast-food chain distributed a guide to franchise owners with instructions like putting “closed” signs on tables to promote social-distancing and cleaning bathrooms every half-hour.
Hundreds of Wendy’s restaurants aren’t serving hamburgers and grocery stores are limiting meat purchases, as shoppers begin to feel the impact of meatpacking plant shutdowns.
With dine-in restaurants shuttered and social distancing paramount, drive-throughs are now providing a crucial source of revenue during the pandemic.
They poured the money into stock buybacks and dividends. Now, those hurting from the pandemic want government aid.
People are finally cooking more.
As the coronavirus spreads, the public interest demands that employers abandon their longstanding resistance to paid sick leave.