Thanks to a loophole that subsidizes CEO pay, McDonald's, Yum Brands, Wendy's, Burger King, Domino's, and Dunkin' Brands trimmed $64 million from their tax bills in 2011 and 2012.
Taxpayers will shell out $1.2 billion this year to support workers subjected to McDonald's miserly wages and benefits.
Abusing workers hurts the economy.
Burger assembly doesn't pay like automotive assembly used back in Henry Ford's day.
The fast-food chain swears it will offer plenty of healthy choices at all its restaurants but not until seven years from now.
McDonald's may be working on making its menus healthier, but only at a hare's pace.
From dangerous new rules at slaughterhouses to the rock-bottom wages fast-food workers get paid, there are many reasons to lay off this kind of poultry.
The rock-bottom pay mandated for tipped workers like servers in restaurants needs to rise from $2.13 an hour.