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September 21, 2021, 5:17 PM

McDonald's to make Happy Meal toys more sustainable by end of 2025

McDonald’s announced a new effort to drastically reduce the use of plastics in Happy Meal toys globally.
September 21, 2021, 5:17 PM
McDonald's to make Happy Meal toys more sustainable by end of 2025
September 21, 2021, 3:26 PM

McDonald's begins phasing out plastic toys in Happy Meals

McDonald’s plans to “drastically” reduce the plastic in its Happy Meal toys worldwide by 2025
September 21, 2021, 3:26 PM
1 month ago

Supply issues take shakes off the menu at British McDonald's

McDonald’s says it has pulled milkshakes from the menu in all 1,250 of its British restaurants because of supply problems stemming from a shortage of truck drivers
1 month ago
2 months ago

Crispy chicken, boy bands and dining in; McDonald's rebounds

McDonald’s posted better-than-expected sales in the second quarter as dining rooms reopened and new products like the Crispy Chicken Sandwich drew customers
2 months ago
McDonald's posts better-than-expected Q2 sales
3 months ago

McDonald's hit by data breach impacting some customer information in Asia

The burger chain said there was no interruption to operations.
3 months ago
McDonald's hit by data breach
4 months ago

Activists blockade McDonald's distribution centers in UK

Animal rights protesters are blockading four McDonald’s distribution centers in the U.K. in an attempt to get the burger chain to commit to becoming fully plant-based by 2025
4 months ago
4 months ago

McDonald’s increases minimum wage by 10%

The restaurants will begin paying workers between $11 and $17 an hour, depending on the location. The company is hoping to hire 10,000 more employees in the next three months.
4 months ago
McDonald’s increases minimum wage by 10%
4 months ago

McDonald's teams up with Biden administration to share vaccine information

McDonald's McCafé cups and seal stickers will help raise vaccine awareness this summer in partnership with the Biden Administration and "We Can Do This" campaign.
4 months ago
McDonald's launches new campaign to help spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness
5 months ago

McDonald's to mandate anti-harassment training worldwide

McDonald’s will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year
5 months ago
6 months ago

Former worker gets new trial in fake-gun McDonald's stickup

A man convicted of using a fake gun to try robbing a McDonald's where he once worked has been granted a new trial
6 months ago
7 months ago

Black franchise owner sues McDonald's, cites persistent bias

Franchises in low-income neighborhoods cost more to operate, the lawsuit claims.
7 months ago
9 months ago

McDonald's sells 'Spam burger' with cookie crumbs in China

The attention-grabbing move has raised eyebrows.
9 months ago
McDonald's sells 'Spam burger' with cookie crumbs in China
1 year ago

McDonald's launching 'McPlant' meat-free burger, new crispy chicken sandwich in 2021

McDonald's announced the meat-free burger during a presentation for investors.
1 year ago
McDonald's launching 'McPlant' meat-free burger, new crispy chicken sandwich in 2021
1 year ago

Dozens of Black former franchisees sue McDonald's, alleging 'systematic' racial discrimination

Dozens of Black former franchisees are suing McDonalds, alleging decades of systemic racial discrimination and inequity at the fast-food corporation.
1 year ago
Dozens of Black former franchisees sue McDonald's, alleging racial discrimination
1 year ago

Former McDonald's CEO asks court to dismiss case against him

McDonald’s former CEO is asking a court to dismiss the company’s lawsuit against him, calling it “meritless and misleading.”
1 year ago
1 year ago

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging employee relationships

McDonald’s is suing Steve Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence
1 year ago
1 year ago

McDonald's worldwide sales improve as stores reopen globally

McDonald’s sales are gradually improving as more of its restaurants reopen worldwide
1 year ago
McDonald's worldwide sales improve as stores reopen globally
1 year ago

2 McDonald's workers shot in COVID-19 altercation

The female suspect allegedly became angry when told the dining room was closed.
1 year ago
2 McDonald's workers shot in COVID-19 altercation
2 years ago

Smallest English county finally caves to welcome McDonald's to town

Residents in Rutland, England have agreed to allow a McDonald's fast-food restaurant in the county.
2 years ago
Smallest English county finally caves to welcome McDonald's to town
2 years ago

African American executives file lawsuit alleging racial discrimination at McDonald's

Two African American women executives at McDonald’s Corp. sued the fast-food giant for racial discrimination in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Illinois.
2 years ago
Executives file lawsuit alleging discrimination at McDonald's
2 years ago

McDonald's former CEO to receive generous severance pay, stock options

Steve Easterbrook will receive 26 weeks of severance, which will be paid in a lump sum six months after his termination date.
2 years ago
McDonald's former CEO to receive generous severance pay, stock options
2 years ago

McDonald's CEO fired for relationship with employee

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook was removed from his position after admitting to a consensual relationship that violates company policy.
2 years ago
McDonald's CEO fired for relationship with employee
2 years ago

McDonald's CEO pushed out after relationship with employee

He violated company policy by having a consensual relationship with employee.
2 years ago
2 years ago

McDonald's takes a nibble of the plant-based burger

The chain will run a limited test of a plant burger in Canada.
2 years ago
McDonald's takes a nibble of the plant-based burger
2 years ago

McDonald's enlists Alexa and Google to help with its hiring

Want a job at McDonald's? Just ask your smartphone.
2 years ago
McDonald's enlists Alexa and Google to help with its hiring
2 years ago

McDonald’s launches its 1st takeout-only restaurant in London

The restaurant has no seating areas, replaces cashiers have been replaced with touchscreens and it offers a limited menu including favorites like the Big Mac.
2 years ago
McDonald’s launches its 1st takeout-only restaurant in London
2 years ago

25 sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed against McDonald's

The allegations cover 20 cities across the country.
2 years ago
25 sexual harassment complaints and lawsuits filed against McDonald's
2 years ago

McDonald's faces more than 2 dozen sexual harassment complaints, lawsuits

Multiple women said that they faced retaliation when they reported the behavior, and in some cases say they were; the company's CEO's committed to a "harassment and bias-free workplace."
2 years ago
McDonald's faces more than 2 dozen sexual harassment complaints, lawsuits
3 years ago

McDonald's sales up globally, despite fewer US customers

The world's biggest hamburger chain reported Q4 earnings of $1.42 billion.
3 years ago
McDonald's logs strong growth globally
3 years ago

McDonald's customer gives car to drive-through worker

Chris Ellis said Vicki Anderson made him smile every time he visited the fast-food restaurant in Kansas.
3 years ago
McDonald's customer gives car to drive-through worker
3 years ago

McDonald's manager attacked by woman over ketchup

Police say they are searching for a McDonald's customer caught on surveillance video attacking two employees last month at a restaurant in Santa Ana, California.
3 years ago
McDonald's manager attacked by woman over ketchup
3 years ago

Everything you need to know about the McDonald's salad parasite outbreak

Nearly 300 people have been infected by a parasite in McDonald's salads.
3 years ago
Everything you need to know about the McDonald's salad parasite outbreak
3 years ago

McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct

McDonald's employees in nine cities have filed sexual-misconduct complaints.
3 years ago
McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct
3 years ago

McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct

McDonald's employees in nine cities have filed sexual misconduct complaints.
3 years ago
McDonald's workers allege widespread sexual misconduct
4 years ago

Woman climbs through McDonald's drive-through window to steal food and cash

Police are offering a $500 reward for information on the suspect.
4 years ago
Woman climbs through McDonald's drive-through window to steal food and cash
4 years ago

167 drivers pay it forward at McDonald's

A customer in the restaurant's drive-thru lane started the chain on Father's Day.
4 years ago
167 drivers pay it forward at McDonald's
4 years ago

94-year-old woman celebrates 44 years working at McDonald's

Loraine Maurer, a great-grandmother, said she can't retire. "I would miss it."
4 years ago
94-year-old woman celebrates 44 years working at McDonald's
4 years ago

94-year-old Loraine Maurer has worked at McDonald's for 44 years

The senior citizen says she loves her job as has no plans to retire anytime soon.
4 years ago
94-year-old Loraine Maurer has worked at McDonald's for 44 years
5 years ago

McDonald's confirms Twitter account was 'hacked by an external source' after anti-Trump tweet posted

McDonald's said Thursday night that its @McDonaldsCorp Twitter account was hacked, after a tweet that called Donald Trump "a disgusting excuse of a president" was posted.
5 years ago
McDonald's confirms Twitter account was 'hacked by an external source' after anti-Trump tweet posted
5 years ago

McDonald's confirms Twitter account was 'hacked by an external source' after anti-Trump tweet posted

The tweet read: “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands.”
5 years ago
McDonald's confirms Twitter account hacked
5 years ago

McDonald's employee jumps through drive-through window to rescue unconscious police officer in Florida

The incident took place at a Miami-area McDonald's on Tuesday.
5 years ago
McDonald's worker rescues unconscious cop at drive-through
5 years ago

McDonald's worker rescues unconscious cop at drive-through

A McDonald's employee in Florida rescued a police officer on Tuesday after she became unconscious at the restaurant's drive-through window, according to a local ABC News affiliate report.
5 years ago
McDonald's worker rescues unconscious cop at drive-through
5 years ago

Singapore Couple Kicks off Wedding with McDonalds-Themed Stunt

The groom showed up dressed as Ronald McDonald and his groomsmen showed up dressed as McDonalds food items for the "Fetching of the Bride" stunt.
5 years ago
Singapore Couple Kicks off Wedding with McDonalds-Themed Stunt
5 years ago

McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican

The fast food restaurant, which is facing criticism for opening only 100 yards from the pope's home, is renting the space from the Catholic Church for over $30,000 per month.
5 years ago
McDonald's Opens Near the Vatican
5 years ago

100-Year-Old McDonald's Fan Gets Surprise Birthday Party, Free Meals for Life

An elderly Mickey D's patron was all smiles last week, after the restaurant threw her a surprise 100th birthday party and gifted her with free meals for life.
5 years ago
100-Year-Old McDonald's Fan Gets Surprise Party, Free Meals for Life
5 years ago

McDonald's Yanking Activity Trackers From Happy Meals Amid Skin Irritation Reports

The company said it had "limited reports" of skin irritation from the bands.
5 years ago
McDonald's Yanking Activity Trackers Amid Skin Irritation Reports
5 years ago

McDonald's Faces Pressure to Broaden Antibiotics Ban

A charity says that the chain should stop using drugs on all meats globally.
5 years ago
McDonald's Faces Pressure to Broaden Antibiotics Ban