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McDonald's Worker Sues: Payment Method 'Unfair'

McDonald's Worker Sues: Payment Method 'Unfair'
Posted June 18th, 2013 @ 12:04pm by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– A Pennsylvania woman who says a McDonald's franchise told her she could only be paid via a fee-laden debit card has launched a class-action suit. Single mother Natalie Gunshannon says she went to a lawyer after the restaurant refused to pay her by check or direct deposit, insisting that she use the card, the Times-Leader reports. The card fees—including $1.50 for ATM withdrawals and $5 for withdrawing money from a bank teller—would have brought her pay below minimum wage, she says. "People should be paid fairly and not have to pay fees to get their wages."

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