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Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

The National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday told McDonald's that is can be named a "joint employer" for workers at franchise restaurants, a decision that could hold McDonald's responsible for conditions in franchisees' stores, the Associated Press reported.

Workers in California, Michigan and New York have sued McDonald's and franchise store owners for illegally underpaying workers. McDonald's argued that it should not be liable since franchises are independently operated.

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