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U.S. labor board judge rejects McDonald's bid to settle franchisees' case

(Reuters) - A judge with a U.S. labor agency on Tuesday rejected McDonald's Corp's (MCD.N) proposed settlement of a major case on whether the fast-food company is accountable for alleged labor law violations by franchisees across the country.<p>The settlement proposed in March lacked important details …

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Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad

(Reuters) - The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's (MCD.N) restaurants.<p>McDonald's shares fell 1.4 percent after-hours on Thursday.<p>The Illinois Department of Public Health said it had seen about …

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McDonald's Sounds the Alarm: 'Utter Chaos' If a Judge Lets This 'Nonsense' Lawsuit Continue

You heard about the people suing over the Quarter Pounder with cheese? Yeah, that lawsuit.<p>Maybe you read recently about the lawsuit against McDonald's, in which two people sued McDonald's for not giving them a discount when they ordered Quarter Pounders without cheese.<p>Maybe you even laughed? A lot …

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11 Secret Things McDonald’s Employees Know That You Should Too

Things only McDonald's employees know.<p>McDonald’s jobs are abundant.<p>About 375,000 people work at the fast-food chain, according to a 2016 McDonald’s …

McDonald's sees breakfast slowdown, but results still strong

NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer people came to McDonald's for Egg McMuffins and other breakfast items as competition for morning diners has heated up. But the …

McDonald's Has A Massive New Problem That Could Ruin Everything the Company Is Trying To Do

Why didn't management see this coming?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you know you have to change so much in your company, it's easy to forget some of the consequences.<p>You race to implement this and that and don't …

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McDonald's Just Made a Stunning Change to Its Happy Meals (but There's a Catch)

This is going to get a big reaction.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Some companies occasionally look at themselves in the mirror.<p>McDonald's has clearly decided to see a shrink.<p>It's begun to address so many of the issues that, …

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Trump's bizarre McDonald's order just got even weirder

President Trump eats McDonald's burgers without the buns, according to his former campaign aide, Corey Lewandowski.<p>Lewandowski made the remarks after it was revealed this week that Trump's typical McDonald's order contains two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, and a milkshake, for a whopping …

McDonald’s worker reveals 'secret' to getting served fresh food every time

A McDonald’s employee has revealed a hack which he claims will guarantee you’re served freshly cooked food every time.<p>We all love a bit of insider …

This is the Crazy Camerawork Used to Shoot Car Chase Scenes

Ready to be wowed? Because if you’ve never seen how a car chase scene is captured on camera by modern-day camera crews, you’re about to be thanks to …

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Valetta: Malta’s little wonder

The capital, celebrating its 450th anniversary this week, is a Mediterranean jewel. So why is the city so empty?<p>Sat, Apr 2, 2016, 02:00<p>The first …

Parents can be 'neglectful' over use of technology

Lack of parental oversight can help create conditions for cyber-bullying, reports Anna Cullen<p>Sun, Mar 6, 2016, 18:02 Updated: Sun, Mar 6, 2016, …

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Ask the expert: Should I allow my 11-year-old have a smartphone?

If you have a parenting query, send your question to health@irishtimes.com<p>Sun, Mar 6, 2016, 17:30 Updated: Sun, Mar 6, 2016, 17:37<p>Q <b>My 11-year-old …

Man dies trying to swallow whole cheeseburger in one bite

Welshman Darren Bray, 29, choked to death when he tried to swallow a whole cheeseburger in one bite while drinking at a friend’s house.<p>A Cardiff coroner heard how Bray, a father of three, had been out with his friends when he apparently jokingly tried to swallow the whole burger in October</i> …

There's a simple and powerful way to strengthen your relationship

Why do relationships fail?<p>Beyond the usual circumstantial reasons, like moving across the country, or an all-too-stressful job, spurned ex-lovers …

How much exercise it takes to burn off junk food including Big Macs, fries and chocolate

It’s the night of the annual office Christmas party, you’ve already eaten what feels like your weight in roast potatoes and necked more than a few …

Here's Proof That McDonald's Burgers and Fries Will Survive the Apocalypse

<b>A Happy Meal is forever, apparently.</b><p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Last week, McDonald's released a video that explaining how the company …

We’re not lovin’ it: McDonald’s most notorious scandals

From employee treatment to pink slime to the McLibel case, McD’s keeps screwing up<p>On Thursday, a group of former employees of a Virginia McDonald's sued the franchise for racial and sexual discrimination, alleging that they were fired because there were "too many black people." The suit was brought …

Why McDonald’s sales are falling

MCDONALD’S restaurants stand among American capitalism’s greatest success stories. Starting out with just one burger stall in 1948, the fast-food …

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McDonald's Makes Fun of Foodies in Latest Commercial

McDonald's has been in the headlines a lot lately. The fast food behemoth recently announced it would be getting rid of a litany of its menu items. …

McDonald's Is Cutting A Ton Of Menu Items

The fast-food giant will remove eight items and five extra-value meals from the menu next month, Julie Jargon reports at The Wall Street Journal.<p>It's unclear which items will be eliminated.<p>McDonald's is also in the process of studying every ingredient and process on its current menu, WSJ …

The New McDonald's CEO Is British — Here's Everything We Know About Him

Easterbrook will be the company's first British CEO. (But he won't be its first non-American CEO — that was Charlie Bell of Australia.) Easterbrook grew up in Watford, UK.<p>In one important way, Easterbrook brings McDonald's something it really needs right now: Someone who knows McDonald's inside out …

Hey, McDonald's: Here's how to get your groove back

McDonald's, let me have your attention for a moment.<p>You're hurting right now. Your CEO, Don Thompson, is stepping down after two years on the job. …

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McDonald's franchisees to new CEO: back-to-basics, fast

By Lisa Baertlein<p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp <MCD.N> franchisees have an urgent order for the fast-food giant's new CEO - get …

Burger giant McDonald's to end deforestation in supply chain

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global fast food giant McDonald’s Corp has pledged to end deforestation caused by production of commodities in its supply chain, focusing on beef, coffee, palm oil, poultry and packaging.<p>A McDonald's restaurant sign is seen in San Diego, California March 31, …

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