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7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

Jul. 12, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced binding...

Pruitt aide resigns after she describes personal errands

Jun. 7, 2018 12:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt laughed off questions about whether he used his office to try to help his wife get a "business opportunity" with Chick-fil-A, while a close aide abruptly resigned amid new ethics allegations against her boss. Pruitt said in a statement...

EPA head laughs off Chick-fil-A questions; senior aide quits

Jun. 6, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt laughed off questions Wednesday about whether he used his office to try to help his wife get a "business opportunity" with Chick-fil-A, while a close aide abruptly resigned amid new ethics allegations against her boss. Pruitt said in a...

Man sues local KFC, alleges he found bone in chicken pot pie

May. 25, 2018 12:53 PM EDT

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine man is suing a local KFC restaurant alleging permanent damages from a piece of bone he says he found in his chicken pot pie. Auburn resident Willie Blanchette alleges he badly hurt his teeth when he bit down on a large bone contained in his chicken pot pie ordered from the...

APNewsBreak: McDonald's workers file sex harassment claims

May. 22, 2018 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities. The workers — one of them a 15-year-old from St. Louis —...