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2008-09-15 09:00:23

MySpace, the world's premier social network, today announced that McDonald's, Sony Pictures, State Farm, and Toyota will be the first four integrated sponsors of MySpace Music, the new music joint venture with the world's largest music labels. These four platinum brands will be powering customers' access to a host of new music services. "MySpace Music is our biggest initiative since we launched MySpace itself," said Jeff Berman, president of sales and marketing, MySpace. "With MySpace Music...

2008-06-18 03:00:27

By Jason Cato, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 18--A former worker at a Downtown fast-food restaurant filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, claiming a supervisor sexually harassed her and then stabbed her in the buttocks with a meat thermometer because she ignored his insults. In a 12-page lawsuit, Vonda Jackson claims she was subjected to a sexually hostile and dangerous work environment at the Smithfield Street McDonald's since she began working there in August 2003. Jackson claims...

2007-11-15 15:00:27

Z Trim Holdings Inc. (AMEX:ZTM), a manufacturer of innovative fiber-based food ingredients and wellness foods, today announced that Michael Donahue, 50, has accepted the company's offer to join their board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Donahue is Partner, Westside Holdings, LLC, a Chicago-based management consulting and investment company. He is the former Chief Communications and External Relations Officer, McDonald's USA and is widely regarded throughout the business...

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2007-10-06 03:00:00

By BRUCE SCHREINER SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. - A jury awarded $6.1 million Friday to a woman who said she was forced to strip in a McDonald's back office after someone called the restaurant posing as a police officer. Louise Ogborn, 21, had sued McDonald's Corp., claiming the fast-food giant failed to warn her and other employees about the caller who already struck other McDonald's stores and other fast-food restaurants across the country. Ogborn was forced to undress, endure a strip search, and...

2005-09-13 14:25:29

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Monday said it is sponsoring a physical education program that will appear in one-third of U.S. public elementary schools, the chain's latest move to combat critics who blame its burgers and fries for expanding kids' waistlines. "McDonald's Passport to Play" will launch in 31,000 schools this fall, reaching an expected 7 million children in grades three through five, the company said. The move is part of McDonald's so-called "Balanced...

2005-09-13 00:01:40

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Monday said it is sponsoring a physical education program that will appear in one-third of U.S. public elementary schools, the chain's latest move to combat critics who blame its burgers and fries for expanding kids' waistlines. "McDonald's Passport to Play" will launch in 31,000 schools this fall, reaching an expected 7 million children in grades three through five, the company said. The move is part of McDonald's so-called "Balanced...

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2005-07-05 19:30:00

LOS ANGELES -- McDonald's Corp. , fresh from a makeover of everything from its menu to its ads, now wants to upgrade its restaurant staff uniforms to make themhipper and more befitting the MTV generation, a spokesman said on Tuesday. "Our crew in many respects are ambassadors of our brand, and we want their attire to be consistent with that," said BillWhitman, McDonald's USA spokesman. McDonald's "I'm Lovin' It" advertising campaign, with its catchy jingle and youth-oriented television...


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