Aug. 23 will live on as a monumental day in Atlanta’s history of college sports. That’s the day the College Football Hall of Fame opened and affirmed the region as a centerpiece of college football.
Moderated by Rick Badie
A recent federal ruling regarding the franchiser-franchisee relationship may lead to higher minimum wages and a unionized workforce if allowed to stand. Today, an organizer for a nonprofit that advocates a fast-food wage increase trumpets the ruling, while the head of the Georgia Restaurant Association warns the decision would put a “chilling effect” on regional job growth.
Fight for $15
By Neil Sardana
Last month, the National Labor Relations Board general counsel found McDonald’s Corp. to be a “joint-employer” alongside its franchisees. This legal decision could allow the corporation to be held responsible for the treatment and conditions of its franchisees’ workers and let workers unionize nationally across all stores.