The FTC declined to investigate whether a Walmart ad about investing in higher wages was misleading.

Regulators Won’t Investigate Claims That Walmart’s “Raise In Pay” Commercial Is Misleading

Federal regulators won’t investigate a Walmart television advertisement two months after an ad review board found the retailer might have misled TV viewers about recent changes in pay for Walmart workers. [More]

Burger King Investigating Email Shenanigans In Tomato Price War

Burger King Investigating Email Shenanigans In Tomato Price War

Last week a Florida journalist busted Burger King VP Stephen Grover for using his tween-aged daughter’s email account to slam a farm workers group—but that wasn’t the only weird email event related to this story. Now Burger King is taking steps to officially distance itself from Grover’s actions and the other internal emails by announcing it’s launched an “internal investigation” into all three.

Burger King Exec Hides Behind Daughter's Email Account To Trash Talk Opponents

Burger King Exec Hides Behind Daughter's Email Account To Trash Talk Opponents

The next time Burger King VP Stephen Grover goes online to spread FUD about labor advocates, he should probably leave his daughter out of it. For one thing, she’s a horrible accomplice and will spill her guts to the first reporter who calls. For another thing, this forthrightness clearly makes her too ethical to smear a group that’s trying to bring pay for tomato pickers up to living wage levels.