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EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

Sep. 19, 2018 8:06 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid. The EU Commission ended a probe that started in 2015 by saying on Wednesday that...

McDonald's workers across US protest against sex harassment

Sep. 18, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — McDonald's workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. In Chicago, one of the targeted cities, several dozen protesters rallied in front of McDonald's headquarters while a...

A lifeline for workers who face hardship between paychecks

Aug. 6, 2018 6:49 AM EDT

Luis Vazquez and his girlfriend were down to their last $50 after she got sick and had to miss work for a month. He already paid his rent and bills for the month, but without her income the couple couldn't cover groceries and other essentials. His next paycheck was more than a week away. Faced with a similar cash...

Visits slip, but higher prices help lift McDonald's US sales

Jul. 26, 2018 12:37 PM EDT

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Higher prices are helping McDonald's ring up more sales in the U.S., even though people are visiting less often. McDonald's said Thursday that customers spent more on average per visit during the second quarter, partly because people also added more extras onto their orders. Still,...