Carl’s Jr. Workers Don’t Want CEO Andy Puzder in the White House

January 13, 2017

Fight for 15 staged protests outside restaurants in multiple cities on Thursday

Thousands of fast-food workers took the Fight for 15 to Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants across the country yesterday, protesting Trump’s nomination of CEO Andy Puzder for Labor Secretary in 26 cities.

It’s not hard to see why restaurant workers would be worried about Puzder getting to the White House: He’s been vocal about opposing minimum wage hikes, paid sick leave, and the Affordable Care Act, and spoken out against Obama’s plan to extend overtime pay to underpaid salaried restaurant managers (which has since been struck down by