Here's a video from Bloomberg Business about why McDonald's employees (and other fast food workers) are having a difficult time forming a union. Fast food workers have been protesting for a higher hourly wage and the right to unionize for years now. So why hasn't it happened yet? The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) launched an "all out effort" to unionize the fast food industry in 2012, but McDonald's 800,000 or so employees are still far from being able to meet their goals. It comes down to an issue with the sheer number of franchises the SEIU must convince and the fact that "McDonald's just doesn't want a union telling it what to do." Go, watch.
Why McDonald's Employees May Never Unionize
"McDonald's just doesn't want a union telling it what to do."