Business Leaders

McDonald's CEO to meet with Chicago family amid criticism of his texts to mayor

McDonald's CEO, Chris Kempczinksi is under fire for a text he sent to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot about the death of two Chicago children earlier this year. Adam Toledo, 13, was shot and killed by Chicago police in March. Less than one month later, 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams was shot and killed while sitting inside the car with her father at a McDonald's drive-thru lane.


McDonald's on track to close its gender pay gap in 2022

As of its 2021 equal pay analysis across staff and company-owned restaurant employees, McDonald's pays women globally 99.85 cents on the dollar for similar work, taking into account legitimate pay drivers such as level, location, experience and performance.