McDonald’s CEO Out Over ‘Poor Judgment’ In Relationship With Employee | NBC Nightly News


CULTURAL RECKONING OF RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WORKPLACE DRIVEN BY THE ME TOO MOVEMENT. DRIVEN BY THE ME TOO MOVEMENT. MORE ON THE FIRING AND WHAT IT MORE ON THE FIRING AND WHAT IT COULD MEAN FOR THE COMPANY’S COULD MEAN FOR THE COMPANY’S FUTURE. FUTURE.>>Reporter: THE COMPANY>>Reporter: THE COMPANY ANNOUNCING IT FIRED STEVE ANNOUNCING IT FIRED STEVE EASTERBROOK BECAUSE OF A EASTERBROOK BECAUSE OF A RELATIONSHIP WITH AN EMPLOYEE. RELATIONSHIP WITH AN EMPLOYEE. IN A LETTER TO ALL OF McDONALD’S IN A LETTER TO ALL OF McDONALD’S STAFF, EASTERBROOK SAYS THE STAFF, EASTERBROOK SAYS THE RELATIONSHIP WAS CONSENSUAL BUT RELATIONSHIP WAS CONSENSUAL BUT ACKNOWLEDGES HE VIOLATED COMPANY ACKNOWLEDGES HE VIOLATED COMPANY POLICY, WRITING THIS WAS A POLICY, WRITING THIS WAS A MISTAKE, GIVEN THE VALUES OF THE MISTAKE, GIVEN THE VALUES OF THE COMPANY, I AGREE WITH THE BOARD COMPANY, I AGREE WITH THE BOARD THAT IT IS TIME FOR ME TO MOVE THAT IT IS TIME FOR ME TO MOVE ON. ON. McDONALD’S ANNOUNCED THE CHANGE McDONALD’S ANNOUNCED THE CHANGE TODAY, WRITING IN A STATEMENT, TODAY, WRITING IN A STATEMENT, THE BOARD DETERMINED EASTERBROOK THE BOARD DETERMINED EASTERBROOK DEMONSTRATED POOR JUDGMENT. DEMONSTRATED POOR JUDGMENT.>>McDONALD’S IS CLEARLY TRYING>>McDONALD’S IS CLEARLY TRYING TO NIP THIS IN THE BUD BEFORE IT TO NIP THIS IN THE BUD BEFORE IT BECOMES A HUGE STORY. BECOMES A HUGE STORY.>>Reporter: EASTERBROOK HAS>>Reporter: EASTERBROOK HAS BEEN AT THE MHELM SINCE 2015, BEEN AT THE MHELM SINCE 2015, INCLUDING MOVING ITS INCLUDING MOVING ITS HEADQUARTERS TO DOWNTOWN HEADQUARTERS TO DOWNTOWN CHICAGO. CHICAGO. HE TALKED ABOUT THE SHIFT IN AN HE TALKED ABOUT THE SHIFT IN AN INTERVIEW WITH CNBC LAST YEAR. INTERVIEW WITH CNBC LAST YEAR.>>WE TRIED TO EVOLVE THE>>WE TRIED TO EVOLVE THE BUSINESS IN A MEANINGFUL WAY THE BUSINESS IN A MEANINGFUL WAY THE PAST TWO OR THREE YEARS. PAST TWO OR THREE YEARS.>>McDONALD’S REPUTATION IS>>McDONALD’S REPUTATION IS GOING TO BE VERY, VERY GOING TO BE VERY, VERY INTERESTING. INTERESTING.>>Reporter: DOESN’T, McDONALD’S>>Reporter: DOESN’T, McDONALD’S HAS ALREADY NAMED EASTERBROOK’S HAS ALREADY NAMED EASTERBROOK’S RELATIONSHIP, THE HEAD OF RELATIONSHIP, THE HEAD OF McDONALD’S USA, SERVING UP A NEW

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  1. Wtf he is already duvorced with his wife and i thought foreigners are liberated in terms of relationship. Even some meet their wife/husband at their place of work, this report i feel is sooo discrimenating bec. He is a ceo and the girl is only an employee

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