Black McDonald’s franchisees News

Judge Tosses Racial Bias Suit by Black Franchisees Against McDonald’s

A federal judge in northern Illinois has dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by African-American McDonald’s franchisees accusing McDonald’s of steering them to underperforming stores. U.S District Court Judge Harry D. Leinenweber ruled that the plaintiff Black franchisees failed to …

McDonald’s to Require Employee Training to Combat Harassment, Discrimination

McDonald’s Corp said on Wednesday it will require new training and policies to combat harassment, discrimination and violence at its 39,000 restaurants worldwide, calling for safer work places after it faced lawsuits by some female employees. The burger chain said …

McDonald’s Black Franchisees File New Discrimination Lawsuit

McDonald’s Corp. was hit on Thursday with a potentially multi-billion-dollar lawsuit by Black franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for steering them to underperforming stores. The proposed class action led by James and Darrell Byrd, brothers …

McDonald’s Seeks Dismissal of Racial Bias Claims by Black Former Franchise Owners

McDonald’s Corp. on Friday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit by dozens of Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for selling them underperforming stores, saying it did not want them to fail …

Lawsuit by Former Black Franchisees Accuses McDonald’s of Racial Discrimination

McDonald’s Corp. is the subject of a lawsuit by more than 50 Black former franchisees in the U.S. who say they were driven out of business after being pushed by the company to set up shop in crime-ridden areas and …