Voter Intimidation At McDonald's: Employees Told That, Unless Republicans Win, They Won't Get Raises Or Benefits

WASHINGTON -- There may be something rotten at McDonald's -- and it's not a year-old Happy Meal. The owner of a franchise in Canton, Ohio enclosed a handbill in employees' paychecks that threatened lower wages and benefits if Republicans don't win on Tuesday. "As the election season is here we wanted you to know which candidates will help our business grow in the future," reads the letter. "As you know, the better our business does it enables us to invest ... Full Story »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Oct. 29, 2010

The story exposes the blind republican furor of some people up the wealth chain. The Ohio law in this instance is interesting also.

Boycott all McDonald's until the Ohio general manager is fired, or until your local outlet condemns this corporate crime. Assure your local state also has this protection in your state law book.

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by Michael Shaver - Oct. 29, 2010

The owner of a franchise in Canton, Ohio enclosed a handbill in employees’ paychecks that threatened lower wages and benefits if Republicans don’t win on ... More »

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by Randy Morrow - Nov. 2, 2010

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Barry Grossheim
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by Barry Grossheim - Nov. 2, 2010

Disturbing but hardly surprising. I wonder if the Supreme Court would actually uphold Ohio's law? Given there Citizen's United ruling I have my doubts.

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by Frank Whitman - Nov. 4, 2010

ERROR IN JUDGEMENT,NOT NEWSWOTHY

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