Unite Union is taking on McDonalds, apparently over what they call “stolen wages and stolen breaks”.
Unite claims $2.5m “Stolen Wages, Stolen Breaks” against McDonald’s
Unite are submitting an employment authority case against McDonald’s today for unpaid breaks that the union estimates has resulted in unpaid wages of $2.5 million.
“We have wage and time records from two stores (one a McCopco store and one a franchisee) for the last four months that confirm a consistent pattern of not paying for lost lunch breaks – as they are required to do under the collective agreement,” said Unite National Director Mike Treen. Read more »