Scrooge McDonald’s

scroogeWhen single mother Natalie Gunshannon went to  get paid for the first time  at her new job at McDonald’s,  the franchise owner gave Natalie her salary on a debit card that came with hidden charges, forcing her to pay $5 every time she withdraws her money at her bank.

When Natalie asked for a cheque, McDonald’s  told her she had to take the card — and the charges — or  nothing at all.

This scheme allows her local McD  operator to save on the cost of cutting cheques by making deals with big banks that force employees to use fee-ridden cards.

In many cases, the high costs push workers below minimum wage,  says the Sum of Us.

Click here  to sign the petition to stop forcing employees to dock their own pay with these fee-laden debit cards

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