Tenor Domingo blames accusations on cultural differences

World Dec 4, 2019

Tenor Domingo blames accusations on cultural differences

Placido Domingo has sought to blame the allegations of sexual harassment against him on cultural differences between countries, adding that there are places nowadays where "one can't say anything to a woman." In an interview published Wednesday in Spanish leading daily El Pais, the Madrid-born ...

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 ...