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The Burrito Chain That Pays Entry-Level Workers $10 An Hour And Wants To Pay More

By Bryce Covert Boloco, a Boston-based burrito chain, pays its entry-level workers anywhere from $9 to $11 an hour, most of them making $10, with many who advance into higher roles making $17 an hour or more, CEO John Pepper … Continue reading

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Fast-food workers uniting to strike on Aug. 29

By Jonathan Berr McDonald’s, Burger King , Wendy’s and their rivals can sell food inexpensively because they pay their workers low wages. That unpleasant economic reality will confront diners in eight cities later this month during a work stoppage organized by a … Continue reading

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I Work for Burger King at $7.40 an Hour — Here’s What It’s Like and Why Fast Food Workers Are on Strike

By Claudette Wilson Claudette Wilson is 20 and works two jobs in the fast food industry, one at Burger King and one at a pizza place. She is on her feet, sometimes for 12 hours a day, and makes $7.40 … Continue reading

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How Fast Food Companies Steal Workers’ Pay

By Seth Freed Wessler Olivia Roffle has worked at Papa John’s Pizza in St. Louis, Mo., for three years and she hates it. “It’s just not an enjoyable place to work,” she says. The 23 year old, who is enrolled in classes … Continue reading

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