Tag: mcdonald’s

Breaking the cycle: Young mother of seven turns life around at McDonald’s

Breaking the cycle: Young mother of seven turns life around at McDonald’s

| October 11, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Ten years ago, Cameo Faust, a single mother of seven, was working at an Atlanta-area McDonald’s, struggling to make ends meet and highly motivated to make a better life for herself and her family. Now, she’s the general manager, who is responsible for the operation of the restaurant […]

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Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

| January 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of time as we travel on our journey of love to get to know […]

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Palm oil plantations devouring forests in West Africa

Palm oil plantations devouring forests in West Africa

| September 29, 2015

(GIN)—A newly released study has found that trees covering an area twice the size of Maine were cut down worldwide in 2014. But, the biggest threat to forests is looming over West Africa. Governments there have been buckling to pressure to convert “vacant” land and sell off forests for more profitable uses, namely palm oil […]

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South end McDonald’s marks expansion

South end McDonald’s marks expansion

| September 2, 2015

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‘Why are they more important than we are?’ asked Mr. 40ish

‘Why are they more important than we are?’ asked Mr. 40ish

| May 12, 2015

By DL Russell Stay with me on this one… The McDonald’s was crowded. I mean really crowded; I’d have to estimate more than 30 people stood on the customer side of the counter, all waiting on the food they had ordered and paid for. It was in the evening and because I didn’t have anything […]

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State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

| March 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives need the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect whose image was captured in surveillance photographs during a recent robbery. At approximately 11 p.m., March 16, a black male subject entered the McDonald’s restaurant located at 3940 E. State Blvd., and committed an armed robbery. The suspect is described as being a […]

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Fast-food workers get louder with protests

Fast-food workers get louder with protests

| April 15, 2014

By Stephon Johnson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Recently, after filing class-action lawsuits against McDonald’s in several states, fast-food workers joined a 30-day protest against the company, demanding that it stop its illegal theft of workers’ wages. New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has sided with the workers in […]

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BBC News – McDonald’s says wages could rise

BBC News – McDonald’s says wages could rise

| March 5, 2014

McDonald’s says wages could rise Fast food workers in the US have held strikes demanding higher wages Fast food giant McDonald’s has said growing concerns over income inequality may force it to raise its wages. via BBC News – McDonald’s says wages could rise.

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