mcdonald\'s workers say restaurants are a magnet for crime
A McDonald\'s worker in Chicago filed a complaint with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, claiming that the restaurant was the scene of 31 violent incidents in the last six months. A workers\' rights group has counted more than 700 news reports of the violence at McDonald\'s stores in the past three years, of which 72% have guns. Workers and labor advocates say McDonald\'s did not train workers and store managers on how to deal with restaurant violence. A customer wielding a gun; Bloody brawl Personal attacks on employees For the staff of a McDonald\'s restaurant in Chicago, life behind the counter can sometimes be a complete life --threatening. Labor advocates also say that such incidents are frequent and alarming in other fast-growing countries Chain restaurants including shooting, sexual assault and robbery. In a report this week to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, a McDonald\'s employee in southern Chicago said that in the past six months, there were 31 incidents of violence in their workplace. Chaos includes violent clashes and customers attacking workers for lost French fries Three recent incidents involved customers attacking or threatening workers with guns. \"McDonald\'s management should really train us on how to deal with violence, especially the cashier who is face-to-face with customers,\" Martina Ortega, a McDonald\'s employee from Chicago, said in a statement, he was involved in the complaint. \"We should be able to know where we need to run or do something. \"California Festival Shooting Watch: Trump attacked a Chicago worker working with a union in a shark attack on the resignation of camings Dan Coates Florida -- Fighting for the $15 campaign to file an OSHA complaint, the letter said that since November, employees have called dozens of 911 from restaurants, but restaurant managers have urged them to ease the pain, worried that the restaurant might be closed. Now, they want OSHA to investigate McDonald\'s handling of \"systemic\" violence in the United States. S. locations. Employees and store managers have not received any training on how to deal with difficult or violent customers, and on one occasion, a manager advised workers to throw hot oil or coffee to unstable customers to protect themselves, based on complaints. The suggestion was made after a customer skipped the counter and threw the kitchen items at the worker. Gretchen Carlson talked about the evolution of MeToo as McDonald\'s workers protested 1,356 calls to 911 sexual harassment. The complaint cited figures from the National Employment Law program (NELP) A workers\' rights group counted 721 news reports of violence at McDonald\'s stores over the past three years, with guns in 72% of the time. However, the group said in the report that the events reported by local media accounted for only a small part of all the events in the hamburger chain. At St\'s police station. Nielsen analysis found that Louis listed 67 violent incidents in the city of McDonald\'s in the past three years, only three of which occurred in local news reports. In Chicago, on average, more than 21 calls a day make emergency service calls from McDonald\'s stores in the city. In the past three years, a McDonald\'s in Chicago has received 1,356 calls, reaching 911, and only two of them have been reported in the media. NELP reported. \"Interviews with workers show that McDonald\'s has not trained its employees enough and has not consistently equipped its stores with violent hazard control measures, such as cash handling procedures, necessary visibility, safe driving for all employees- \"Prevent violence through windows, or at least minimize the number and severity of such incidents,\" NELP said in the report . \". One factor that makes McDonald\'s a carrier of trouble is its extension of time. The chain is open for an average of three hours longer than Taco Bell and Burger King, which areand third- Maximum time in fast running The food industry, NEPP said. The company noted that the company\'s executives believe that longer hours of work can help drive sales growth. When asked about complaints and NELP findings, McDonald\'s said it would launch a national training security program at its companyowned U. S. Shop this year. Ninety- McDonald\'s 5% dollars of 14,000S. According to McDonald\'s, restaurants are owned independently. \"We believe that everyone working in McDonald\'s restaurants should do so in a safe and respectful environment, and our franchisees should do the same, McDonald\'s said in a statement: \"I have invested in a number of projects to provide a safe environment for customers and crew. \". \"This includes clear policies that strictly prohibit violence, threats of violence and other acts that endanger or harm the safety of employees and others in the workplace and during work -- Related activities. \"McDonald\'s employees, activists who protested in sexual harassment charges, on Tuesday filed a $15 lawsuit saying more than 20 McDonald\'s employees had filed a lawsuit or claim, accused of sexual harassment at work. On Thursday, before the McDonald\'s annual meeting, negative news emerged, and workers planned to protest in cities across the country. The Democratic presidential candidate is also bullish on the company, with at least four candidates planning to take part in worker demonstrations. Corey Booker plans to march in Des Moines, Iowa, Julian Castro, Durham, North Carolina, and Jay inlaw, Chicago, bernie Sanders is planning to host a video Town Hall with protest workers from Dallas.