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2020 Candidates Call Out McDonald’s Over Sexual Harassment

June 11, 2019, 1:17 PM

U.S. senators including a quartet of Democratic presidential candidates are calling out McDonald’s over its handling of sexual harassment.

In a letter being sent Tuesday to company Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook, a group of eight senators led by Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, the home state of McDonald’s Corp., decry “unsafe and intolerable” conditions and “unacceptable” behavior in the chain’s restaurants. The group includes 2020 contestants Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.

Steve Easterbrook
Photographer: Joshua Lott/Bloomberg

The missive follows a letter Easterbrook sent last month to Duckworth in which he said McDonald’s ...