Lawsuit against McDonald’s claims discrimination

Lawsuit against McDonald’s claims discrimination

Case expected to be the first test of the NLRB “joint employer” ruling

A civil rights lawsuit filed against McDonald’s Corp. and a three-unit Virginia franchisee is expected to be the first test of the National Labor Relations Board’s decision to label the franchisor a “joint employer” of its operators’ workers.

The lawsuit — announced in a press release by Fight for $15, a group that has been pushing to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour — was filed Thursday in a U.S. District Court in Virginia. The lawsuit names McDonald’s Corp. and McDonald’s U

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