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McDonald's files to dismiss Black ex-franchisees' lawsuit - Business Insider

  • McDonald's shot back against a racial-discrimination lawsuit filed by Black former franchisees.
  • Attorneys argue franchisees fail to plausibly allege McDonald's intentionally discriminated against Black franchisees or that the company committed fraud by hiding information it had a duty to disclose.
  • McDonald's Black former franchisees argued in the complaint that they lost more than 200 McDonald's locations over the last decade due to the company's misconduct.
  • One franchisee called acquiring McDonald's locations as a Black franchisee a "financial suicide mission," because of the unequal treatment franchisees faced.
  • According to the complaint, there are currently only 186 Black McDonald's franchisees, down from 377 in 1998.
  • Former franchisees said in the complaint that McDonald's "covertly" restricts Black franchisees to locations with higher costs and lower sales.
  • The complaint also argues Black franchisees were offered fewer growth opportunities while facing harsher renovation requirements and inspections than their white counterparts.

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McDonald's files to dismiss Black ex-franchisees' lawsuit - Business Insider

  • McDonald's shot back against a racial-discrimination lawsuit filed by Black former franchisees.
  • Attorneys argue franchisees fail to plausibly allege McDonald's intentionally discriminated against Black franchisees or that the company committed fraud by hiding information it had a duty to disclose.
  • McDonald's Black former franchisees argued in the complaint that they lost more than 200 McDonald's locations over the last decade due to the company's misconduct.
  • One franchisee called acquiring McDonald's locations as a Black franchisee a "financial suicide mission," because of the unequal treatment franchisees faced.
  • According to the complaint, there are currently only 186 Black McDonald's franchisees, down from 377 in 1998.
  • Former franchisees said in the complaint that McDonald's "covertly" restricts Black franchisees to locations with higher costs and lower sales.
  • The complaint also argues Black franchisees were offered fewer growth opportunities while facing harsher renovation requirements and inspections than their white counterparts.

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