• Black McDonald's workers say they were called 'ghetto,' had their hours cut, and were unjustly fired in a new lawsuit

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    McDonald's is facing its fourth racial-discrimination lawsuit this year.
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    McDonald's workers filed a racial-discrimination lawsuit against the fast-food giant on Tuesday.
    Three McDonald's employees said Black workers were called "ghetto," "smelly," and "lazy," and received fewer hours than non-Black employees at a Rock Island, Illinois location.
    "We are sick and tired of being considered less than human and not even worthy of life," one of the workers said on Tuesday.
    The lawsuit claims that McDonald's has a systemic problem with racism, pointing to three other...
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