Workers at McDonald's are demanding their employer do better.
Across 10 cities, workers marched to draw attention to sexual harassment in the workplace at McDonald's.The workers feel the company can do better. They carried signs with the #MeToo message and shared stories of abuse. The workers want the multi-billion dollar global fast food restaurant to take responsibility and address sexual harassment claims.
The law firm advising McDonald's on sexual harassment policy is currently defending the Weinstein Company… https://t.co/wVsaxq5M2O— Bloomberg Quicktake (@Bloomberg Quicktake) 1537374368.0
The McDonald's walkout may be the first multi-state strike focused on sexual harassment in US history. https://t.co/Zm4juQMNEP— Vox (@Vox) 1537357560.0
“Hold your burgers, hold your fries. Keep your hands off my thighs.” McDonald’s employees across the U.S. protested… https://t.co/i7b3JacKC9— The New York Times (@The New York Times) 1537333687.0
"You will hear us today": McDonald’s workers strike to protest sexual harassment https://t.co/YA9VFxNNof— The Washington Post (@The Washington Post) 1537361417.0
40% of fast-food workers have reported experiencing sexual harassment. That is simply unacceptable. We must stand… https://t.co/oR0H9nmg9s— Bernie Sanders (@Bernie Sanders) 1537283232.0
Low-wage workers are especially vulnerable to workplace discrimination and sexual harassment. It’s wrong, and it ha… https://t.co/HHyKo0hMYv— Elizabeth Warren (@Elizabeth Warren) 1537296671.0
Unfortunately, this story wasn't getting quite the response as actresses leading the #MeToo and #TimesUp Movements.
Don’t let this get lost: McDonald’s employees in 10 cities are on history-making strike today over sexual harassment https://t.co/Tdf66xaoPB— Bryce Covert (@Bryce Covert) 1537289609.0
Surely, @McDonalds is not the only fast-food chain rife with sexual harassment. This national strike will be one of… https://t.co/IM9hUHdlox— Jamil Smith جميل كريم (@Jamil Smith جميل كريم) 1537373958.0
#MeToo Today’s action is not just bold, but historic. This is the first-ever nationwide strike against sexual haras… https://t.co/468O5D2smD— The Crisis Magazine (@The Crisis Magazine) 1537294883.0
Today is September 18th. McDonalds workers are walking out on strike to protest sexual harassment. Respect the pic… https://t.co/DupwbqI3zR— Elizabeth BathoRei (@Elizabeth BathoRei) 1537259416.0
@VampireBowie @samthielman This is by far the easiest request I will get all year. Consider it done!— His Grace, The Duke of Ankh, CDR Sir Samuel Vimes (@His Grace, The Duke of Ankh, CDR Sir Samuel Vimes) 1537375428.0
Let's hope they have their voices heard.