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Santonastasso Enterprises, which owns and operates 13 McDonald's franchises in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., paid a civil penalty of $57,332 for violating child labor laws, according to the Department of Labor. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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People line up to visit a newly opened fast food restaurant in a former McDonald's outlet in Bolshaya Bronnaya Street in Moscow, Russia on Sunday. Russia's war in Ukraine prompted McDonald's to leave the country and sell its locations there to a franchisee. Dmitry Serebryakov/AP hide caption

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Russia's rebranded McDonald's calls itself 'Delicious, that's all'

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An elderly Russian woman eats a hamburger at the first McDonald's in the then Soviet Union on its opening day in January 1990. Rudi Blaha/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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An economic iron curtain is falling on Russia as companies like McDonald's cut ties

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Saweetie speaks at Sprite's Live from the Label Virtual Concert Series in Los Angeles. The best-selling rapper recently became the latest celebrity to have her own branded meal at McDonald's. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Sprite hide caption

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Kamel Guemari stands in front of the community center housed in a former McDonald's in Marseille. Eleanor Beardsley hide caption

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Liberté, Égalité, French Fries... And Couscous

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Tina Miller, owner of Walkabout Outfitter, says keeping her business afloat in the pandemic has been beyond challenging. At one point, business was down 90%. Kirk Miller hide caption

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Florida Just Passed A $15 Minimum Wage. Is The Time Right For A Big Nationwide Hike?

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McDonald's is facing a lawsuit from 52 former franchisees accusing the fast-food giant of racial discrimination. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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52 Black Former Franchisees Sue McDonald's Alleging Discrimination

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McDonald's is suing former CEO Steve Easterbrook to claw back his exit payout, citing new evidence of inappropriate relationships with employees. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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'Silence And Lies': McDonald's Sues Fired CEO, Says He Hid Sexual Relationships

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McDonald's will require all customers at its U.S. restaurants to wear a face mask, starting Aug. 1, the company says. Here, a customer wears a mask at the oldest operating McDonald's Corp. restaurant, in Downey, Calif., in April. Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Bartolomé Perez of Los Angeles has cooked at McDonald's for 30 years. He helped stage a walkout at his restaurant in April after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19. Courtesy of the Fight for $15 and a Union hide caption

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Willy Solis, who delivers groceries for the app Shipt in Denton, Texas, says the coronavirus pandemic has elevated the voices of workers like him, who are risking their lives to do essential jobs. Courtesy of Willy Solis hide caption

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More Essential Than Ever, Low-Wage Workers Demand More

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McDonald's workers and supporters rally in Chicago in 2015 in what organizers at the time called the biggest-ever mobilization of U.S. workers. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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A lawsuit by 17 McDonald's workers accuses the fast-food chain of "undermining safety" with late-night work, store design changes and inadequate training. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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A McDonald's employee holds a sign during a 2018 protest against sexual harassment in the workplace in Chicago. Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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McDonald's Is Sued Over 'Systemic Sexual Harassment' Of Female Workers

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