McDonald’s settles discrimination claim with DOJ

Quick-service company to pay $355,000 and train workers

McDonald’s Corp. has settled claims that it discriminated against immigrant employees of company-owned restaurants, the U.S. Justice Department said this week.

McDonald’s will pay $355,000 in civil penalties, undergo monitoring for 20 months, and train workers on anti-discrimination regulations.

The settlement only covers McDonald’s company-owned locations, not its franchisee-owned units. McDonald’s operates about 1,500 of its 14,000 domestic locations.

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