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Unformatted text preview: ence, executives representing the major chains argued that OSHA guidelines could be used by
plaintiffs in lawsuits stemming from a crime, that guidelines were completely unnecessary, and that there was no need to supply the
government with “potentially damaging” robbery statistics. The group concluded that OSHA should become just an information
clearinghouse without the authority to impose fines or compel security measures. For years, one of OSHA’s most severe critics in Congress has
been Jay Dickey, an Arkansas Republican who once owned two Taco Bells. In January of 1999 the National Council of Chain Restaurants
helped to form a new organization to lobby against OSHA regulations. The name of the industry group is the “Alliance for Workplace
The leading fast food chains have tried to reduce violent crime by spending millions on new security measures — video cameras, panic
buttons, drop-safes, burglar alarms, additional lighting. But even the most heavily guarded fast food restaurants remain vulnerable. In April of
2000 a Burger King on the grounds of Offut Air Force Base in Nebraska was robbed by two men in...
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