McDonald's Japan halts customer dining in 13 prefectures

Business / Corporate Apr 20, 2020

McDonald's Japan halts customer dining in 13 prefectures

McDonald's Co. (Japan) said Sunday it will stop allowing customers to dine at all 1,910 restaurants in 13 prefectures all day from Monday through May 6 to prevent infections of the new coronavirus. The 13 prefectures — which include Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Osaka, Hyogo, ...

McDonald's Japan to offer rice burgers for first time

Business Jan 28, 2020

McDonald's Japan to offer rice burgers for first time

McDonald's Japan said Tuesday it will start offering its first series of rice burgers next week to cater to people who prefer rice over bread for dinner. The burgers, available from Feb. 5 through the middle of May, will be the latest addition to the ...

World Dec 22, 2019

Two workers at Lima McDonald's killed by defective soda machine

A defective soda vending machine was responsible for the deaths of two McDonald's cleaners in Peru, the general manager for the Lima franchise told a local news station on Saturday night. Carlos Campos, 19, and Alexandra Porrasa, 18, died late Dec. 15 as they cleaned ...

Ousted McDonald's CEO gets to keep $37 million in stock awards

Business Nov 5, 2019

Ousted McDonald's CEO gets to keep $37 million in stock awards

Former McDonald's Corp. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Easterbrook, who was fired for having a relationship with an employee, was allowed to keep stock awards worth more than $37 million as well as $675,000 severance and health insurance benefits. Easterbrook, 52, will get to keep unvested ...

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

Business Nov 4, 2019

McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee

McDonald's Corp. dismissed Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook over a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which the board determined violated company policy, the fast-food giant said on Sunday. The board found that Easterbrook, 52, who had led McDonald's since 2015, had "demonstrated poor judgment" involving ...