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Congress Wants More Info on McDonald’s Anti-Harassment Measures

July 23, 2019, 8:26 PM

Several dozen U.S. Representatives have sent a letter to McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook asking for a progress report on the company’s efforts to combat what workers say is sexual harassment.

In a letter dated July 23, Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts and about 50 other members of Congress, including 2020 presidential candidate Seth Moulton, want to know more about the company’s anti-harassment training program. McDonald’s announced new prevention measures in May and has encouraged franchisees to comply.

“We would appreciate additional information on the details of the program and how workers were consulted throughout the development process,”...

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