Greed is not OK’: Backlash grows against Tim Hortons worker benefit cuts

Local 1996-O Executive joined a protest in Durham over the weekend. Just one more of several locations…shame

Critics claim Tim Hortons needs to take a stand on the issue or risk losing customers

More than a dozen protests are planned today at Tim Hortons locations in Ontario.

The backlash against both Tim Hortons and individual franchise owners continues to rage after some owners cut employee benefits to offset Ontario’s minimum wage hike.

The restaurant chain’s Facebook page has been flooded with hundreds of angry comments from customers, and protests are taking place today at several Tim Hortons outlets in Ontario to demand employees get their benefits back.

“It’s definitely hurting Tim Hortons’ image,” said retail expert Bruce Winder about the growing backlash. “This could really multiply into something significant.”

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