(CBS/AP) — Chicago based-McDonald’s will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year.
McDonald’s has two million workers at 39,000 restaurants worldwide. The change is part of a larger reckoning over sexual harassment at McDonald’s.READ MORE: Jussie Smollett Trial: Prosecutors Argue 'We Have Proven This By Overwhelming Evidence'; Defense Calls Case 'A House Of Cards'
At least 50 workers have filed charges against the company over the last five years, alleging physical and verbal harassment and, in some cases, retaliation when they complained.READ MORE: Justin Fields To Return As Bears' Starting QB On Sunday Against Packers
McDonald’s President and CEO Chris Kempczinski says the company needs to set clearer expectations and make sure its workers feel safe and respected.
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