McDonald’s Corp., the world’s biggest restaurant chain, was sued by workers claiming they’re being idled without pay for minutes and hours at work when demand slackens, in violation of U.S. and state labor laws.
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s largest restaurant chain, said sales at stores open at least 13 months fell 0.3 percent in February as its U.S. business slumped for the fourth straight month amid harsh weather.
President Barack Obama will host House Speaker John Boehner at the White House tomorrow for a closed-door meeting as lawmakers weigh the administration’s call to raise the minimum wage and revamp U.S. immigration law.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for U.S. government contract workers in the future, fulfilling a promise from his State of the Union address.
U.S. Representative Henry Waxman, a California Democrat who helped craft and pass President Barack Obama’s 2010 health-care law, has decided not to seek a 21st term this year, he said in a statement today.