Abused employees pursue legal action against McDonald's: It is a matter of life or death

A group of employees have come together to take action against McDonald's. They believe, namely, that they daily run the risk of being exposed to violence wh

Abused employees pursue legal action against McDonald's: It is a matter of life or death

A group of employees have come together to take action against McDonald's.

They believe, namely, that they daily run the risk of being exposed to violence when they are at work.

It is 17 McDonald's workers from Chicago, who on Thursday has initiated the case against their workplace.

They do not believe that McDonald's has been good enough to protect those employees against the risk of being exposed to violence during a shift.

A risk, which, according to the employees is very serious.

They point out, for example, that a McDonald's employee in Chicago is forced to call 911 (the emergency red.) the whole 20 times a day because of situations where they are at risk under a guard.

It writes the USA Today.

In the suit, describes the 17 employees of different situations where they have experienced violence in the working hours. Sekabet

the Incidents, which are described, include the fol.a. a customer, who threatened employees with a gun, a customer who beat up a staff member in the head with a floor-is-slippery-sign, as well as a customer, there urinerede on an employee.

McDonald's says even in connection with the case, that they take their responsibility to create a safe working environment very seriously and that is precisely why provides training programs that can help to create a sense of security.

The claim is Sonia Acuña, which is one of the McDonald's employees who have started court proceedings against burgerrestauranten, do not agree.

"McDonald's has never provided any form of training or support offered in the context of the traumatic experiences I have had. We should not have to expose ourselves to violence and injury, to be able to support our families," she says and continues:

"Their we put a lawsuit against McDonald's. This is about life or death for us."

In a report from may, released by the National Employment Law Project, says that one of the reasons that McDonald's workers will experience violence on such a large scale is that the restaurants are often open during night-time hours.

the report also states that the entire 720 violent incidents that have taken place at McDonald's, has been mentioned in the media the last three years.

Date Of Update: 22 November 2019, 21:55

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