Oct 21

Axed KFC staff get their jobs back

Posted by Dave Griffith

Following a public outcry KFC has been contacting laid off disabled workers with offers of re-employment. Some workers have leaped at the chance but at least five turned it down. Jared Dixon has autism and was last year forced out after 16 years working part-time at the Greymouth store. The 36-year-old was among…

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Aug 16

Fastfood workers pay hit by snowstorm

Posted by Dave Griffith

Workers at KFC, Pizza Hut and Starbucks stores in areas hit by the snowstorm in recent days have been told that they will not get paid for any hours lost. Christchurch Unite Union organiser Matt Jones criticised Restaurant Brands the owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Starbucks franchises in New Zealand. He believed…

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