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Fast Food Workers to Partake in National Act of Civil Disobedience Thursday in Fight for Higher Wages

Demonstrators outside a McDonald’s restaurant in New York in May. Fast-food workers seeking higher wages plan new strikes and demonstrations this week. Caption by the New York Times. 510 more words

Economy

July Durable Goods Orders Spiked; Best Month Ever

Financial News for the Week Ending August 30th

US Stocks ended August at a new record high as stocks recovered over the month from an early swoon driven by geopolitical issues. 302 more words

Investment Advisory

The Real Tax Benefits of Inverting to Canada

On August 26, Burger King announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire Tim Hortons, Inc., the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain, in a transaction that will be structured as an “inversion” ( 1,337 more words

Tax

Fast food workers to strike over minimum wage dispute

Hundreds of fast food workers in 150 cities across the country plan to strike and protest on Thursday, the latest effort to push companies like McDonald’s to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, organizers said Monday. 56 more words

News

More Fast Food Strikes Expected For Thursday

Getting a Big Mac, Whopper, Baconator, Double Down, or Chalupa might be a bit of an inconvenience on Thursday, as supporters of the movement for higher pay and union membership for fast food workers say employees will strike in 150 cities. 374 more words

Facing South Florida: Reporters' Roundtable

Jim hosts a reporter roundtable to discuss the primary election results, his Jennifer Carroll interview, and the Burger King tax dodge. Click on the above picture to watch he interview.

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