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Labor Board Delivers Victory for Low-Wage McDonald's Workers


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Labor Board Delivers Victory for Low-Wage McDonald's Workers

Max Ocean, editorial intern

In a ruling being hailed by union groups and wage rights advocates, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found Tuesday that fast food giant McDonald's can be considered a joint employer of workers employed by its franchise restaurants, meaning the corporation can be found liable for labor and wage violations that previously only franchisees could be found liable for.