McDonald's Hit With 6 Wage-Theft Class Action Complaints

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT) -- McDonald's employees filed multiple pending class actions in California, Michigan and New York on Wednesday and Thursday, alleging that the giant restaurant chain and some of its franchisees steal wages from employees and engage in other behavior that hurts the chain's staff.

All of the cases revolve around McDonald's alleged failure to compensate employees for their full amount of work. The complaints assert violations of federal and state employee protection laws. Though the lawsuits all concern different plaintiffs, fast food employees across the country have coordinated...
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