How McDonald’s is responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Joe Erlinger, president of McDonald’s USA, discussed how McDonald's is handling the latest phase of the coronavirus crisis.
3:22 | 06/26/20

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McDonald's of course one of the most iconic restaurants in the world with a next time you head towards the gold and our user experience is gone a little different than usual. This goes on McDonald's with handling the latest phase of a corona virus crisis president of McDonald's USA Joseph Verlander. Sir thank you so much for being here at you all have fifty new processes in place for safety I'm not gonna ask you to list them all blacks. I'm a customer I walk into a McDonald's restaurants what am I going to see and what's going to be happening that's different when an experience going to be. Thanks so much for having me TJ. You will see some differences you're actually right now you can see masks and gloves on our employees. You'll see social distancing decals on the floors in the tables. Parcel service beverage carts are going to be close and of course our play places are going to be close out of the utmost precaution. But he also gonna see a lot of things are going to be the same you'll still be able to get our world maps world famous French Fries. I certainly big Macs and still be available. And while you might not be able to see the smiles underneath the maps to see the smiles and are popping numbers eyes. But that's. That's funny you you listed the prize birth offenses the mixture of people know are the menus gonna change much at all under you had to make some adjustments during this pandemic but. If the menu going to be about things. Yeah we did Nixon's menu changes early that pandemic can you we really did that to make. The worker and lives of our crew easier and the restaurants. So we took some complexity out of the restaurants and actually happened is our tried to Scott faster the jobs were easier in our restaurants. Com and we were more accurate as well so why. So those things happen have changed but certainly all of your favorites like a quarter pounder with cheese baked Mac. Royal class world famous French Fries and you will be able to get us. But nothing over the Pacific Mathieu question without you getting Fries into the answer club and put the total to fill me. Will the customers are we going to be required to Wear masks in the source. You we we based that based on state and local regulations. There certainly are some states and local regulations were mask required. I'm proving to be ready to provide those to the customers in those areas where they're requiring customers walking out and you all we're actually doing a decent bit of hiring around the country that might be something of interest to a lot of people right now what's happening with that. Yeah we announced just recently that we're going to be hiring 260000. People this summer. We think that there's great opportunities at McDonald's Munich as a way to support the economy and support our communities. And so he'll be in the last few years be ruled out a lot of creative ways including digital ways price to recruit and hire people and that's exactly what we're going to be doing. Do we know there's going to be a lot of students looking for employment opportunities this summer. And and will be ready to hire them then you if they stayed up throughout the summer I'll work on average fifteen hours a week. I think in her and actually 2500 dollars towards college tuition. We call this program parts waste opportunities that we've given away over a hundred million dollars. Including tuition assistance over the last few years were really proud of this program. Write your order sir thank you so much. For that information and some good info filed possibly for people what they're looking. For some work knowing that you guys are hiring thank you so much to go looking.

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