Tag Archives: Labor and Jobs

At Trader Joe’s, Good Cheer May Hide Complaints

Source: NY Times Food

Some workers at Trader Joe’s stores, including one who says he was fired for lacking a “genuine” smile, have complained about their treatment and of safety lapses.

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For Helping Immigrants, Chobani’s Founder Draws Threats

Source: NY Times Food

Hamdi Ulukaya employs resettled refugees at his yogurt factories. Now he’s being targeted on social media and by right-wing websites.

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For Helping Immigrants, Chobani’s Founder Draws Threats

Source: NY Times Food

Hamdi Ulukaya employs resettled refugees at his yogurt factories. Now he’s being targeted on social media and by right-wing websites.

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How Tech Companies Disrupted Silicon Valley’s Restaurant Scene

Source: NY Times Food

Restaurants in Palo Alto are increasingly struggling as rents soar and workers are hired away by the corporate cafeterias of behemoths like Google.

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McDonald’s Ruling Could Open Door for Unions

Source: NY Times Food

If upheld, the decision by the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel could upend employment practices in the fast-food industry and invite unionization.

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A Long Island Institution Is Cooling Its Ovens

Source: NY Times Food

By July, Entenmann’s will close its Long Island bakery and lay off 178 of the plant’s workers. Its pastries will still be sold in the New York area, but will be baked at other plants.

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A Change in the Kitchen

Source: NY Times Food

A new vanguard of women emerges as the next generation of leaders in the nation’s best restaurants.

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A Day’s Strike Seeks to Raise Fast-Food Pay

Source: NY Times Food

From New York to several Midwestern cities, thousands of fast-food workers have been holding one-day strikes during peak mealtimes, drawing attention to their demands for much higher wages.

    

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