Activists put Puzder’s record at CKE under the microscope

January 12, 2017

Andrew Puzder’s record as CEO of CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc., the parent to Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, has come under fire this week from labor activists seeking to derail his nomination as U.S. Secretary of Labor.

Business groups, who have cheered the nomination, pushed back, defending Puzder’s employment record as the head of the quick-service burger operator.

The two groups released two surveys of CKE workers, each with very different results, to back their claims regarding Puzder’s record. The debate has emerged as the U.S. Senate begins hearings over President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. Puzder’s hearing with the Senate Committee