Signage is displayed outside a McDonald's Corp. McDonald's is scheduled to release earnings figures on July The letter follows a "CBS Sunday Morning" story that included allegations from female employees saying that they have been discriminated against and faced sexual harassment at work from male employees. One woman told CBS News that a male co-worker would grab her breasts using tongs in front of other employees. Another woman, working at a different McDonald's, said male coworkers made lewd comments and touched her inappropriately. Both employees said they complained to McDonald's franchisee managers, but sufficient action wasn't taken.
McDonald's sues ex-boss Easterbrook over alleged sexual relationships
McDonald's CEO responds after report alleges sexual harassment among workers - CNN
McDonald's has taken new legal action against former chief executive Steve Easterbrook, accusing him of lying about sexual relationships with staff. The company fired Mr Easterbrook last year after finding he had a consensual relationship with an employee. But the firm says further investigation found the British executive had three additional relationships with staff, about which he lied to the board. The fast food giant prohibits "any kind of intimate relationship between employees in a direct or indirect reporting relationship".
McDonald's CEO responds after report alleges sexual harassment among workers
Subscriber Account active since. McDonald's will take action following allegations of sexual harassment by its staff, its CEO Chris Kempczinski said Sunday, after CBS released a wide-ranging report about the fast-food giant. Hundreds of female employees have been subjected to sexual harassment at McDonald's restaurants, resulting in up to lawsuits and discrimination charges, Gillian Thomas, a senior attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, told CBS. In some cases, the women were as young as 15 years old, she said. Thomas said that the "food service industry generally is one of the worst for sexual harassment claims.