McDonald's simplifies franchising policies to attract more diverse candidates

McDonald's simplifies franchising policies to attract more diverse candidates

- McDonald's is making changes to how it awards franchises in the hopes of attracting more diverse candidates. - Starting in 2023, the fast-food giant will evaluate every potential new operator using the same approach, no longer giving preferential treatment to the children and spouses of current franchisees. - Black franchisees, both current and former, have sued the chain in recent years, alleging racial discrimination. McDonald's is making changes to how it awards franchises in the hopes of attracting more diverse candidates, the latest shakeup in how the burger chain's management oversees its franchisees. Starting in 2023, the fast-food giant will evaluate every potential new operator equally. In the past, the spouses and children of current franchisees have been given preferential treatment. "We've been doing a lot of thinking about …
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