McDonald’s application for NC unemployment benefits: ‘The application is an affirmation of our commitment to our customers’
Posted On June 22, 2021
McDonald’s (MCD) applied to the NC Bureau of Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation for a NC unemployment benefit of $500,000.
The application was submitted on March 17, the same day the state of North Carolina’s unemployment rate hit 5.4 percent.
McDonald’s application is in line with the company’s strategy to hire more employees to its franchise locations and other areas of the company, said Michael Laidlaw, McDonald’s North America vice president of marketing and communications.
McD’s application also demonstrates that we are looking to hire additional people to our restaurants, said Laidland, who did not identify the franchisee or franchisee franchisee in the application.
McKee’s (KFC) application for a North Carolina unemployment benefit was also rejected.
The company has a large franchise in the Charlotte area and is seeking additional workers, Laidbe said.
The company has not provided details of its plan to hire workers.
McKinney (KRWN) applied for NC Unemployment benefits for a total of $1.6 million.
The franchisee applied for unemployment benefits on March 1.
The franchisee said it has had trouble filling jobs in recent months.
McGuire’s (GRN) application to the state was also denied.
McGrattan’s (GOOG) application was also refused.
McHanna’s (MCNA) application also was denied.
The NC unemployment rate has dropped to 5.1 percent, down from 5.7 percent in February, and is the lowest in the country, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.