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Workers at chains like Starbucks and McDonald's face violence and injuries on the job - and they're starting to speak out

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

An attack on a McDonald's employee went viral earlier in January - but the employee seen in the video is far from the only fast-food worker dealing with violence at work.
Fast-food and other chain-restaurant workers routinely face dangerous conditions, with 87% saying they have been injured at least once while on the job in the previous year.
As fast-food workers strike and Starbucks installs syringe-disposal boxes to protect workers, fast-food chains' sometimes dangerous conditions are being thrust into the spotlight.
In the fast-food industry, a chain lives or dies based on the waiters...
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