Group files suit: Sex scandal of former chief shakes McDonald's

last November, it came at a McDonald's to an abrupt change in leadership. The food chain was separated at the time of their CEO, Steve Easterbrook, and said in

Group files suit: Sex scandal of former chief shakes McDonald's

last November, it came at a McDonald's to an abrupt change in leadership. The food chain was separated at the time of their CEO, Steve Easterbrook, and said in justification that he had a "consensual relationship" with a staffer, and thus "bad judgment" demonstrated.

Roland Lindner

economic correspondent in New York.

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Easterbrook was remorseful and wrote at parting to the workforce: "That was a mistake." Apparently, at the time, raunchy mobile phone were messages and Videos to light, wherein Easterbrook said, according to the company that he had had with the concerned employee is not a "physical relationship".

Now, the matter has a spectacular aftermath. On Monday, McDonald's has sued its former CEO and a whole new set of allegations. The Manager had in the year prior to his dismissal, regardless of the relationship, about which he had stumbled, three sexual relationships with female employees.

McDonald's wants to return the severance payment

The suit contains some of the juicy Details. McDonald's have found evidence of dozens of photos where people were Nude or partially Nude, or sexually explicit in nature. In addition, there are "Videos of different women". Easterbrook got sent these photos and Videos of his professional E-Mail account to his personal account.

they had "indisputable evidence" that he had lied about his allegations, he had never led to a sexual relationship with someone from the workforce. In addition, Easterbrook have approved one of the staff a few days after their first sexual encounter, and a stock package worth several hundred thousand dollars. Easterbrook did not comment on Monday first of all, the complaints against it.

The food chain is, you have to first get in July, an anonymous tip on any other missteps of the Manager, and the photos and Videos only in the course of the subsequent investigations discovered. Easterbrook had deleted from his cell phone. Therefore, they were not noticed in the original investigation.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 05:20

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