McDonald’s and plastic payments

scroogeMy first post of the day  centered on the tale of  single  Pennsylvania mom Natalie Gunshannon  who was told she had to accept  a fee laden debit card  to be able to withdraw her wages from a local McDonald’s.

But she wasn’t the only one

“Ms. Gunshannon, 27, Dallas Twp., and an untold number of current and former employees had no option to receive a traditional paycheck or get paid by direct deposit, she and her attorneys said in the class-action against franchise owners Albert and Carol Mueller of Clarks Summit,”  says Citizens Voice.com, going on:

But Gunshannon, who worked at the Shavertown McDonald’s for a month after being hired April 24, refused to activate the payroll card after reviewing the fee structure, quit the job and reached out to an attorney to see if the practice was legal.

The lawyer, “then drafted a class-action lawsuit against the Muellers, who own 15 other McDonald’s locations throughout Northeast Pennsylvania.” the story adds.

So McDonald’s,  the company,  wasn’t the villain in the piece — or was it?

Will it transpire  that McDonald’s  the company had/has  a hand in the plastic payments  scheme?

Stay tuned.

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