Bloomberg Law
May 19, 2020, 6:47 PM

McDonald’s Workers Sue Claiming Virus Measures Falling Short (2)

Josh Eidelson
Josh Eidelson
Bloomberg News

McDonald’s Corp. was sued by a handful of workers in Chicago who claim the restaurant chain has failed to keep them and others safe while they continue to serve food during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Five employees sued in Illinois state court Tuesday claiming they are being forced to work “in close proximity” to potentially infected co-workers and customers, and that McDonald’s and its franchise restaurants “are failing to take important steps to contain the virus, such as providing adequate protective equipment, hand sanitizer, and safety training for employees, or enforcing safety protocols.”

McDonald’s managers have told workers to reuse gloves, ...

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