Bipartisan legislation would let fast-food companies off the hook for harming workers

Work stinks for too many Americans laboring in the fast-food industry: wage theft is rampant, women confront sexual harassment in the industry, and when workers protest poor work conditions, they often report being fired or otherwise retaliated against.

Unfortunately, fast-food workers will have an even tougher time holding corporate giants that control workplace standards in the industry accountable if a bipartisan group of senators have their way.

The above excerpt was originally published in MarketWatch.