• Carl's Jr. and Hardee's workers: Don't appoint Puzder

    5 monthes ago - By CNN Money

    President-elect Donald Trump's pick for labor secretary - Andy Puzder - is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of burger joints Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. Cashiers and cooks that work for him are picketing at restaurants, CKE offices, and U.S. Department of Labor branches across more than 20 cities on Thursday.
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  • These Hardee's Workers Wound Up With Less Than Minimum Wage Under Trump's Labor Pick

    These Hardee's Workers Wound Up With Less Than Minimum Wage Under Trump's Labor Pick

    5 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Andy Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee's and Carl's Jr. burger chains, to be America's next labor secretary. In doing so, Trump may be drawing more attention to the plight of low-wage workers than he could have imagined.
    Puzder's company violated minimum wage law by paying Hardee's workers with pre-paid Visa debit cards, according to a 2014 investigation by the Labor Department obtained by the Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank. Workers incurred fees on those cards whenever they used ATMs outside of the designated network to redeem...
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