McDonald’s hiring 260,000 people this summer

(CNN) – Need a job? McDonald’s is beefing up staff this summer. The fast food chain says it’s hiring 260,000 people for full- and part-time roles. It comes as McDonald’s prepares to reopen its dining rooms after a majority were temporarily closed because of coronavirus. In May, the company laid out the new safety precautions […]

McDonald’s set to scrap self-serve soda machines as part of reopening guidelines

(WXIN) – Will the self-serve soda machine and its convenient, unlimited refills become a relic of the past, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic? For the time being, McDonald’s will scrap customer-operated soda fountains because of concerns about keeping customers safe. The Wall Street Journal obtained a 59-page memo that said, as part of new procedures […]

Cops: McDonald’s mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

BROOKLYN, Conn. (AP) — A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald’s restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said. Jason Daddario, 37, was charged with criminal mischief and breach […]

Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US adds a record 4.8 million jobs in June

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.

AP Exclusive: ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to highlight racism

NEW YORK (AP) — A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” tens of thousands of fast food, ride-share, nursing […]

Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in federal virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump’s own ethics policy, according to a report. The lobbyists identified Monday by the watchdog group Public Citizen either worked in the Trump […]

Man shot in head at restaurant drive-thru in New Haven, police say

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A 27-year-old man was shot at the drive-thru of a restaurant Saturday morning in New Haven. Officials say the shooting happened at the McDonald’s on 280 Kimberly Avenue, near Interstate 95. The exact time of the shooting is unclear. At 3:30 a.m., a male victim arrived at Yale-New Haven Hospital […]

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