Crowds of delivery drivers responding to a rush of online orders violated safe distancing measures as they flooded unprepared restaurants.
The fast-food company is raising wages at company-owned restaurants, but the move still falls short of demands for a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.
The sandwich was an attempt to market McDonald’s to as many people as possible. Growing up Chinese-American, I felt as if it were made just for me.
Inspired by pandemic lessons that kept customers in cars, chains are adding more lanes and curbside pickup, improving apps and testing menu boards that use artificial intelligence.
Fast-food chains like Chick-fil-A and Popeyes have been vying for chicken supremacy, capitalizing on the sandwich’s popularity with customers.
Intentionally inane, “Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald’s?” satirizes the business of podcasting.
A partnership between the rapper and the fast-food chain is a melding of the merchandising minds.
The fast-food chain, which is seeking to claw back compensation from the fired chief executive, said it was also examining its human resources department.
The fast-food giant’s suit against its former C.E.O. may prompt other companies to review their pay and severance policies.
The fast-food chain said Steve Easterbrook, who was fired last fall, concealed evidence during an investigation into his conduct.
Status-conscious fast-food joints across Eastern Europe have offered their diners disposable gloves for years. The idea may find a wider audience in the pandemic era.
In addition to declaring solidarity, the fast-food industry could make changes to protect the health and safety of black employees.
Their windows are smashed and their storefronts are vandalized. But some restaurant owners around the country are committed to supporting demonstrators.
The fast-food chain distributed a guide to franchise owners with instructions like putting “closed” signs on tables to promote social-distancing and cleaning bathrooms every half-hour.
Danes haven’t built a “socialist” country. Just one that works.
At least four employees were injured after one told a woman that the dining area was closed, the police said.
While the pandemic has made it hard to offer forecasts, some corporate leaders said things might be getting a little better — or at least no worse.
With dine-in restaurants shuttered and social distancing paramount, drive-throughs are now providing a crucial source of revenue during the pandemic.
“Shutting down was hard, but opening up is going to be harder,” one C.E.O. said of balancing public health and a damaged economy.
They poured the money into stock buybacks and dividends. Now, those hurting from the pandemic want government aid.
As the coronavirus spreads, the public interest demands that employers abandon their longstanding resistance to paid sick leave.