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The strike is the latest in a series of U.S. protests over the past 18 months that have targeted fast-food restaurant operators, including McDonald's Corp and Burger King Worldwide Inc.. "I have done so much for Burger King and I don't make enough to pay the rent." Castellanos said she has worked for Burger King for 10 years and makes $10 an hour.
The strike will be the latest in a series of protests over the past 18 months in the United States that have targeted fast-food restaurant operators, including McDonald's Corp and Burger King Worldwide Inc.. Jessica Davis, 25, a single mother of two who earns $8.98 an hour as a crew trainer at a Chicago McDonald's restaurant, said she needs more to make ends meet.
Fast-food workers from dozens of countries are joining the push for higher pay and worker rights by taking part in strikes and protests.
The new 'Burgers at Breakfast' program at Burger King offers whoppers and chicken sandwiches at the crack of dawn. BurgerBusiness.com reports.
NEW YORK, May 7- Fast-food workers plan strikes in 150 cities across the United States and protests in 33 other countries on May 15 to demand higher pay and better working conditions, organizers said in New York on Wednesday.
They want higher pay. This is why the fast-food worker strike is about to become global. The movement has spread to other countries around the world.
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McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.
Fast food chains are increasingly realizing how important phones have become to customers, especially young ones.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Feb 13- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, reported a better-than-expected 37 percent jump in quarterly profit as new products, including the Big King sandwich and Satisfries french fries, drew customers in North America.
Feb 13- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, reported a 37 percent jump in quarterly profit, as new products drove the company's same-restaurant sales growth in North America. Burger King's net income rose to $66.8 million, or 19 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $48.6 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier.
The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.
McDonald's CEO vowed to "create more of a coffee culture through high-quality McCafe products," as well as to double-down on breakfast to boost sales.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 11- Raymond Tremblay, a loyal McDonald's Corp customer from Los Angeles, thinks the fast-food chain sells tasty food at reasonable prices and he cannot think of a quick fix that would help end the company's disappointing U.S. performance.
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