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McDonald’s Sues Ousted CEO, Alleging Employee Relationships

McDonald’s says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with three other employees and destroyed evidence. The company now wants to rec...
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Disney Characters Say Tourists Inappropriately Touched Them

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World employees who portray Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck each filed police reports this month claiming they were inappropriately touched by tourists. “Everyone should feel safe at work, and we encourage Cast Members...
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US Public Land Workers Getting Assaulted, Threatened on Job

BILLINGS, Mont. — Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups, according a Congressional watchdog agency. The Government Acc...
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How to Help Small Business Owners Afford Health Care

Alma Beltran owns a successful small business, but that doesn’t mean she can afford health care for herself and her family. Opinion  Mark Herbert Special to CALmatters In fact, the Chula Vista entrepreneur, who is president of Graphic Ima...