McDonald’s Layoffs News: McDonald’s, the world’s largest food chain brand, has decided to close its US-based office (McDonald’s Shut US Office). After this decision, the sword of layoffs (Layoffs in McDonald’s) is hanging on thousands of employees of the company. McDonald’s has temporarily closed some US offices in the first phase. According to the report published in Wall Street General, the company has asked its corporate employees (McDonald’s Corporate Employees) to inform about the layoffs.
Significantly, McDonald’s has been trying to make major changes in its infrastructure for some time. In such a situation, he can retrench employees on a large scale. In a mail sent to many employees of America and other countries, they have been asked to work from home till Monday. In such a situation, the employees will get the news of retrenchment online only. Along with this, the company has also banned personal meeting with any person in its headquarters.
Preparation for retrenchment going on since January
The global recession has taken many companies in its grip. Food chain McDonald’s has also not remained untouched by this. The company had indicated large-scale layoffs in January itself. It was said in his statement that McDonald’s can take many difficult decisions related to corporate staff for a better future. Since then, large scale layoffs were being speculated in the food chain. McDonald’s employs a total of more than 1.50 lakh employees worldwide. In this, 70 percent of the employees are from countries outside America. In such a situation, the company is going to use scissors on the job of this corporate employee.
Makedi has already done layoffs
Even before this, Makedi has retrenched employees several times. In the year 2018, the company retrenched the management team. Apart from this, in the year 2019 also, the company had shown the way out to the employees. In the year 2017, there were total 2.35 employees in Mekdi which year 2023 By February, it had come down to 1.50 lakhs. While talking about India, in December 2022, McDonald’s India had informed that it wants to double the number of its outlets i.e. more than 300. For this, the company has made a plan to hire 5,000 new employees.