McDonald’s Fights ‘Joint-Employer’ Label by NLRB

Chicago — McDonald’s tells its franchisees how to staff restaurants, when to clean the bathrooms and where partially completed orders should be placed on counters, an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board said Thursday. That operational nitty-gritty, along with the business consultants, scheduling systems and hiring software provided to franchisees shows the Chicago-area company calls the shots and is ultimately responsible...

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Vermonter Out as Beer Spokesman
Mar13

Vermonter Out as Beer Spokesman

Can the second Most Interesting Man in the World really be as interesting as the first? Dos Equis is sending the advertising character that sent its sales into the stratosphere over the last nine years on a rocket to Mars in its latest commercial, introduced last week. It is billed as a one-way trip, which by definition will make the Most Interesting Man, played until now by Jonathan Goldsmith, no longer the most interesting man in...

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