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Soon, Not Even 1 Percent Of Fortune 500 Companies Will Have Black CEOs

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.02.2015 | Business

Corporate America has a MAJOR diversity problem.

Jillian Berman

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson Steps Down | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.29.2015 | Business

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson will step down later this year, the fast food chain announced Wednesday. Steve Easterbrook, the company's chief brand off...

McDonald's CEO: 'We Will Support' A Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business

McDonald's might finally have figured out that paying its low-wage workers more would actually be a good thing for McDonald's. McDonald's CEO Don T...

McClimate Change With A Side Of Fries

Stephanie Feldstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Stephanie Feldstein

Polls have shown that Americans are eating less meat than they used to, and that's good news for the environment and wildlife. It could be good news for McDonald's, too, if the company finally decided to add a meat-free sandwich to its line-up.

McDonald's CEO Under Pressure In Wake Of Protests

AP | By CANDICE CHOI and TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's CEO Don Thompson sought to address a growing chorus of critics on issues including worker pay and marketing to chi...

More Fast Food Unrest Coming

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business

By Lisa Baertlein May 21 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers from three dozen U.S. cities on Wednesday will protest at the headquarters of ...

Fast Food Workers Strike 'For Our Dignity'

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
C. Robert Gibson

"We come to work on time, do what the manager says, and help make money for a billion-dollar company. If we all walk out, they don't make that money. So all we want is that equal respect. We help them, now they have to help us."

Supersize Those Wages, McDonald's

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Last month, McDonald's gave its workers a little gift -- a budget purporting to show how to survive on the starvation wages the burger behemoth pays. The bizarre financial plan made millionaire McDonald's CEO Don Thompson look like a real clown.

McDonald's CEO Defends Chain's 'High Quality' Food

Posted 07.25.2013 | Parents

At a shareholder meeting this past May, a nine-year-old asked McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to stop "trying to trick kids into wanting to eat your food ...

McDonald's CEO: We've 'Always Been An Above-Minimum Wage Employer'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson appears to disagree with many policy experts and even some of his employees about one thing: He doesn't exploit his worker...

McDonald's Puts Innovation on its Menu

BurgerBusiness | Posted 06.21.2013 | Taste

McDonald's is renewing its push to foster innovation as the way to build its QSR sales leadership in a slow-growth restaurant marketplace. The result of that push may be significant developments in food, store operations and technology.

McDonald's CEO Makes Stunning Admission

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp.'s CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about ...

Fish McBites Can't Stop McDonald's Slide

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- McDonald's new Fish McBites failed to hook enough diners to get the fast-food chain's U.S. sales growing in February. The world's biggest...