Day: June 25, 2020

McDonald’s Workers Win COVID-19 Protections in Chicago and Oakland Cases

Two recent court orders directed at McDonald’s restaurants represent partial victories for employees who seek to hold their employers legally accountable for keeping them safe from the coronavirus. In Illinois, a Cook County judge issued a preliminary injunction ordering multiple McDonald’s locations in Chicago — including a franchisee, as well …

Is It Time to Get Rid of Menus for Good?

A New York restaurant menu from 1939. Photo: Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images As New York City stumbles into phase two of its reopening, restaurants are returning for (legal) outdoor dining, though not exactly as you remember them. Tables are being spread out on sidewalks, with some places setting up partitions …