On April 19th, they plan to hire 50,000 new jobs! Yes, all 50,000 on April 19th.
McDonald's said Monday its new “Mcjobs,” which will staff restaurants across the U.S., will include crew and management positions, part-time and full-time, bringing its total U.S. workforce to 700,000.
Jan Fields, president of McDonald's U.S.A., said the average pay for the new positions will be $8.30 per hour, higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Restaurant managers could make as much as $50,000 per year, she added.[via thestreet.com]
- The Future of the American Labor Market: Mcjobs (slog.thestranger.com)
- McDonald's wants to fill 50K jobs on hiring day (ajc.com)