Bloomberg Law
July 17, 2020, 3:23 PMUpdated: July 17, 2020, 5:25 PM

Black McDonald’s Workers Sue Florida Restaurant Over Bias (2)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

A McDonald’s Corp. restaurant in Florida created a hostile work environment for Black workers and retaliated when they complained through cutting hours, discipline, and assigning grunt work outside of their regular jobs, a federal lawsuit alleges.

The treatment of Black workers at the McDonald’s restaurant in Lakeland, Fla., isn’t isolated and reflects a broader culture at McDonald’s, according to the complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The workers said in the lawsuit that when they complained to corporate leaders, the regional management teams said because the manager “runs a very profitable store, ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.