The owner of a franchise in Canton, Ohio enclosed a handbill in employees' paychecks that threatened lower wages and benefits if Republicans don't win on Tuesday.read the full story here at The Huffington Post
"As the election season is here we wanted you to know which candidates will help our business grow in the future," reads the letter. "As you know, the better our business does it enables us to invest in our people and our restaurants. If the right people are elected we will be able to continue with raises and benefits at or above our present levels. If others are elected, we will not. As always, who you vote for is completely your personal decision and many factors go into your decision."
The note ends with a list of candidates McDonald's believes "will help our business move forward." It names Republicans John Kasich for governor, Rob Portman for Senate, and Jim Renacci for Congress.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Voter McIntimidation: McDonalds franchise employees told raises and benefits tied to Republican win
When I first saw the headline about McDonalds attempting to intimidate voters, I thought it had something to do with Mayor McCheese trying an electoral bid in Philadelphia, but the actual story is below: