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Andrew Puzder Confirmation for Labor Secretary a Hard Sell

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Anti-Puzder photo from Union's Fight for $15

Ten days before the U.S. Senate holds its confirmation hearing on Andrew Puzder as President Trump's nomination for Labor Secretary, there is no shortage of opposition. Puzder is the CEO of the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants.

Puzder Confirmation as Labor Secretary Pushed Back after Worker Protests Ignite

Fight for $15, organized under the Service Employees International Union, is fighting hard against Andrew Puzder, CEO of fast food chain CKE Restaurants, hoping to derail his Senate confirmation as U.S. Labor Secretary.

Hardee's Fifth Largest Franchisee Sued for Sexual Harassment

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A Hardee's in Kentucky. Photo/bmm

A former employee of Hardee’s fifth largest franchisee in Rapid City, South Dakota has filed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against its store manager, for subjecting him to unwanted sexual advances.

CKE Restaurants: Another Private Equity Firm Said to Be Circling

Reuters reports that CKE Restaurant's private equity (PE) firm owner, Apollo, is seeking buyers for the Carl's and Hardee's brands.

Engaged Franchisees Key to CKE Success

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CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder/CKE photo

CARPINTERIA, Calif. –  Andrew F. Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants Inc. and the recipient of numerous leadership awards, speaks with Blue MauMau on the art of leading franchise owners.

CKE Restaurant Buyout and Questions Going Forward

The CKE Restaurants (CKR) going private transaction “go shop” period ends on April 6th, and it seems TH Lee Partners has its new fast food operator in hand.

CKE Restaurants Sales Down, Firm Plans Franchise Growth

NEW YORK, NY — CKE Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: CKR), the holding company for Carl's Jr. and Hardee's quick service restaurant brands, said last week Wednesday at a conference of stock analysts and investment bankers that company-owned same-store sales were down.