Turner v. McDonald's USA, LLC et al

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Illinois Northern

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Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action


Honorable Jorge L. Alonso



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  1. July 29, 2022

    Ex-McDonald's Workers Appeal No-Poach Loss To 7th Circ.

    A pair of former McDonald's workers have asked the Seventh Circuit to take up their lawsuit accusing the fast-food giant of violating antitrust rules by prohibiting its franchisees from hiring staff from another location, after an Illinois federal judge ruled against them.

  2. June 28, 2022

    McDonald's Defeats Ex-Workers' No-Poach Claims

    An Illinois federal court on Tuesday granted a bid from McDonald's to escape claims from ex-workers over the fast-food chain's alleged past use of no-poach provisions in its franchise agreements, saying there was too much competition for their labor to support an antitrust case.

  3. July 28, 2021

    McDonald's Workers Lose Cert. Bid In No-Poach Dispute

    An Illinois federal judge declined Wednesday to certify a nationwide class of McDonald's workers challenging no-poach provisions in franchise agreements, finding that the workers weren't all members of the same national labor market.

  4. April 24, 2020

    McDonald's Must Face Worker's Suit Alleging No-Poach Pact

    An Illinois federal judge on Friday kept alive a suit by a former McDonald's worker over alleged no-poach provisions in the fast-food giant's franchise agreements, saying the claims were laid out adequately and weren't time-barred.

  5. January 09, 2020

    Ex-McDonald's Worker Says Franchise Isn't A Single Brand

    A former McDonald's worker suing the company over no-poach provisions in its franchise agreements told an Illinois federal court Wednesday the chain can't argue that it and its franchises constitute a combined, single brand in the labor market.

  6. October 16, 2019

    McDonald's Says Worker Can't Pin Woes On No-Poach Pact

    A no-poach agreement that McDonald's allegedly uses to prevent franchisees from hiring each other's employees can't be blamed for a former McDonald's worker's own inaction in finding new work, the fast-food giant argued in a bid to sack her Illinois federal suit.