McDonald's Shuts Down Employee Website

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The restaurant chain pulled the plug on the website after what it said was "unwarranted scrutiny and inappropriate commentary."


Today's last word in business is supersized scrutiny.

That's what McDonald's employee resources website, McResources, has come under. And now there's word that the fast-food chain has closed the site. It had come under fire for being out of touch. There were articles about how to tip an au pair or a pool cleaner.

That's a tall order for McDonald's employees. Many of them make the minimum wage. The last straw was likely a recent post about healthy eating. A burger and fries was labeled an unhealthy choice.

And that's the business news from MORNING EDITION, on NPR News. I'm Don Gonyea.

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