Congressmen Seek Info On Fast-Food Labor Practices

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 5:38 PM EST) -- A duo of Democratic Congressmen said on Thursday that they had sent letters to McDonald's Corp. and other fast-food companies seeking information about their labor practices, referencing reports of allegedly illegal pay practices and workers relying on billions of dollars in public assistance.

Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., who is the senior Democrat on the House Education and Workforce Committee, and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., who is the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, said they dispatched “nearly identical” letters to McDonald's, Yum Brands Inc.,...
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