Is McDonald's Liable For Labor Violations At Franchise Stores?03:43
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McDonald's employees wait to take orders during a one-day hiring event at a McDonald's restaurant on April 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
McDonald's employees wait to take orders during a one-day hiring event at a McDonald's restaurant on April 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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A hearing begins today that looks at whether McDonald's is responsible when operators of its franchise stores are accused of labor violations, like firing workers who participated in strikes calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Al Jazeera America's Ali Velshi about why the case is being closely watched.

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This segment aired on March 10, 2016.

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