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Workers at Fast-Food Chain Burgerville Reach Tentative Agreement 3 Years After Launching Union Effort

HeadlineNov 17, 2021

In labor news, workers at five branches of Pacific Northwest restaurant chain Burgerville have become the country’s first fast-food employees to successfully unionize. The tentative agreement with Burgerville includes expanded sick leave, vacation benefits, paid parental leave and a reliable three-month schedule. It also guarantees pay rates that are higher than the statewide minimum wage.

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