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McDonald’s Introduces Mandatory Anti-Harassment Training To Combat Harassment & Discrimination At Its Restaurants

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is planning to make it’s 2 million workers take anti-harassment training after the fast-food giant has been accused of series of workplace abuse claims. The new training comes in the light as the company tries to address allegations that it has ignored harassment taking place in its restaurants. The training will be mandatory for all staff at its 39,000 restaurants worldwide from January.

McDonald’s 90 percent of the restaurants are franchised, and in the past, the company has argued that its franchisees should be held responsible for actions by staff in their restaurants.

More than 50 staff have filed charges and have taken legal action against McDonald’s. In some of the legal actions, workers have claimed that the managers have engaged in retaliatory behavior after they logged complaints about assaults and inappropriate behavior in the workplace.

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. The Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the US and across the globe with over 90% of its restaurants owned and operated by local, independent businessmen and women. To learn more about McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) and to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners McDonald’s Coverage Page

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(Read Original Story: McDonald’s makes 2m workers take anti-harassment training in The Telegraph)


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