The Tainted Burger-A McDonald's Franchise Owner's Tale, by Michael B Potts, Back in Spotlight after New York Times Article.

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In The Tainted Burger the author alleges that the entire McDonald's franchise system was designed to pay minimal-hourly wages while working salaried managers seventy hours per week. The author was forced to sell two restaurants after he refused to sell dollar double cheeseburgers; he used the resulting excess cash flow to pay the crew the best wages in the city, including overtime for hourly managers.

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When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their fall. Proverbs 29:16

"HUGE victory for labor & fast food workers!" tweeted the Service Employees International Union. The union was responding to news as relayed in a The New York Times report that McDonald's corporate apparatus must address workers' complaints that they were fired or disciplined for participating in protests calling for higher wages.

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.The National Labor Relations Board said Tuesday that the world's biggest hamburger chain could be named as a joint employer in several complaints regarding worker rights at franchise-owned restaurants. The decision is pivotal because it could expose McDonald's Corp. to liability for management practices in those locations.
In The Tainted Burger, the author writes, "I never stopped selling double cheeseburgers for a dollar and thirty cents. I continued to urge the co-operative to adopt a value platform, pay hourly employees fair wages and move away from the dollar menu to offset the cost of wage increases. No one broke ranks and joined me."

Five-star reviews continue to abound for The Tainted Burger-A McDonald's Franchise Owner's Tale. Glenn G. calls the book a must read and writes, "The author, Michael B Potts, provides an intriguing insight into numerous aspects of the corporate world and the resulting personal challenges. The story very effectively builds from his early experiences to a crescendo of converging corporate and social challenges."

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