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Inside McDonald’s year of scandals and its race to fix its reputation as the fast-food giant sues its ex-CEO over alleged sexual relationships with employees

McDonald’s filed a new lawsuit alleging that former CEO Steve Easterbrook had sexual relationships with three coworkers and destroyed evidence of these relationships. Easterbrook was ousted in November 2019 over an investigation into an intimate relationship with a coworker. He was replaced by Chris Kempczinski. Kempczinski has led McDonald’s through […]
Inside McDonald’s year of scandals and its race to fix its reputation as the fast-food giant sues its ex-CEO over alleged sexual relationships with employees
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McDonald’s files lawsuit against former CEO alleging he had multiple sexual relationships with employees and lied to investigators

McDonald’s filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook of lying about sexual relationships with multiple coworkers during his last year working at the fast-food giant. Easterbrook was ousted from McDonald’s in November after what the company described as an investigation into a consensual relationship with a […]
McDonald’s files lawsuit against former CEO alleging he had multiple sexual relationships with employees and lied to investigators
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Inside McDonald’s quest to address claims of racial discrimination and erase former top executives’ ‘party culture’

McDonald’s has been doing major damage control internally since the abrupt departure of former CEO Steve Easterbrook. Prior to Easterbrook’s departure, some black franchisees and executives alleged internally that they faced discrimination at the fast-food giant – claims that have since become public. Easterbrook and former Chief People Officer David […]
Inside McDonald’s quest to address claims of racial discrimination and erase former top executives’ ‘party culture’
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McDonald’s black franchisees are fighting to earn as much as their white counterparts, as dozens leave the company they once considered family

McDonald’s black franchisees make hundreds of thousands of dollars less a year, on average, than their white counterparts at the fast-food giant. Black franchisees say their stores net $US68,000 less a month, on average, than McDonald’s overall franchisee average. That disparity has more than doubled in recent years. Larry Tripplett, […]
McDonald’s black franchisees are fighting to earn as much as their white counterparts, as dozens leave the company they once considered family
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McDonald’s new CEO asks employees for feedback and thanks them for moving on ‘seamlessly’ after top executive’s shocking termination

McDonald’s new CEO, Chris Kempczinski, sent a message to employees on Monday thanking them for their work and asking for feedback. Kempczinski was promoted to CEO after Steve Easterbook was terminated following his relationship with another McDonald’s employee. “Through change, McDonald’s moves on, seamlessly-and that’s because of its people,” Kempczinski […]
McDonald’s new CEO asks employees for feedback and thanks them for moving on ‘seamlessly’ after top executive’s shocking termination
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Inside the chaotic aftermath of the McDonald’s CEO’s shocking termination and his replacement’s quest to win over workers

McDonald’sCEO Steve Easterbrook’s termination as CEO following a relationship with a female coworker earlier in November sent shock waves through the massive fast-food chain. Easterbrook was successful, well-liked, and respected at McDonald’s, making his abrupt firing even more shocking and embarrassing for the company, employees and franchisees told Business Insider. […]
Inside the chaotic aftermath of the McDonald’s CEO’s shocking termination and his replacement’s quest to win over workers