Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-05-13 15:31:56 –
McDonald’s plans to raise the hourly wages of its employees in its stores in the United States.
Fast food chain on thursday Announcement Wages for entry-level employees will rise from at least $ 11 to $ 17 per hour.
For shift managers, wages will rise from at least $ 15 to $ 20 per hour, depending on the location of the restaurant.
“Our first value is to take care of our people, and today we are rewarding hard-working employees of McDonald’s-owned restaurants to serve our community. “McDonald’s US President Joe Allinger said in a press release. “These actions drive our commitment to providing one of the industry’s leading payroll and benefits packages.”
McDonald’s said it plans to gradually increase the average hourly wage of company-owned restaurants.
“Some restaurants will reach or plan to reach an average hourly wage of $ 15 per hour in 2021, and by 2024 the average hourly wage is expected to reach $ 15.” The company said.
The company also announced plans to hire 10,000 new employees over the next three months.