November 5, 2011
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McDonald's Corp. on Friday won dismissal of companywide racial discrimination allegations after an Illinois federal judge determined the individual plaintiffs had forfeited such broad claims by failing to include them in their underlying charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Three corporate employees of McDonald's Corp. told an Illinois judge on Tuesday that their individual accounts of racial discrimination are enough for the proposed class action against the fast food giant to move forward.
McDonald's Corp. on Thursday again moved to toss a proposed racial discrimination class action brought by three corporate employees in Illinois, arguing the workers had not alleged classwide discrimination in their initial charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
McDonald’s Corp. sought Thursday to nix a proposed racial discrimination class action brought by three corporate employees in Illinois, arguing the workers have failed to demonstrate a common claim of discrimination as required under the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Dukes decision.