Bloomberg Law
July 17, 2018, 8:48 PMUpdated: July 17, 2018, 11:12 PM

McDonald’s Labor Accord Tossed by Agency Judge as ‘Lacking’ (2)

Josh Eidelson
Josh Eidelson
Bloomberg News

McDonald’s Corp. failed to win approval to resolve a bitter dispute over claims by franchise employees that they were fired for participating in a national movement for union rights and $15 wages in fast food.

A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge wrote July 17 that “certain fundamental elements of any effective settlement are lacking.” Such a complicated settlement in a case loaded with confusion and a “history of antagonism” virtually guarantee the accord won’t work, she said.

Critics including Senator Elizabeth Warren had accused the labor board’s Trump-appointed general counsel of trying to railroad workers into a rushed ...

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