Monday, March 17, 2014

Protest McDonald's Hamburglar-ing wages from employees

Posted By on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 5:18 PM

click to enlarge via
  • via


In Wednesday's edition of Happytown, you'll be able to read all the details of the seven class-action lawsuits filed against McDonald's in California, Michigan and New York. The lawsuits allege the company and several franchises are basically stealing their employees wages, via unpaid overtime, making employees work off the clock and removing time worked from time cards.

If you're as outraged as we are and want to do something to help support the cause, there will be a protest tomorrow morning. Community and faith leaders will be present at the protest, as well as McDonald's and other fast-food employees who will be sharing wage theft stories of their own.

Here are the details:

Time: Tuesday, March 18 at 9:00 am EST

Location: McDonald’s, 8060 S. Orange Ave., Orlando FL 32809

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

February 24, 2021

View more issues


© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation