Fast Food Forward protest in New York

Labor activists focusing on restaurant franchise model

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Earlier this year, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka likened the current union and worker center assault on the restaurant and retail sectors to “a death by a thousand cuts.” Whether it’s the wage and benefit proposals sprouting up across the country or street theater protests and public pressure campaigns, the unions are throwing ever

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