McDonald’s CEO: City needs to ‘face facts’ about crime

CHICAGO — Four years after McDonald’s moved its global headquarters from the suburbs to downtown Chicago, bringing with it 2,000 jobs, the company’s CEO said crime has created a climate of fear that shows itself at the restaurant and corporate level. “Every single person in this room has seen the...

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McBurner3000
McBurner3000
16 · 19 days ago · Twitter

It's no more crime than any other city. Is that a problem? Yes, but Chicago has always been a scapegoat for conservatives.

lateblum
lateblum
12 · 19 days ago · Twitter

The CEO of McDonald’s is not wrong. I know hardly anyone living in the suburbs who will venture into the city anymore and it isn’t because of covid. It’s because of CRIME.

MJC
MJC
11 · 18 days ago · Twitter

The average McDonalds location takes around $2M/​annual out of each community that has one. That money leaves those communities and never comes back. If the CEO is concerned by violence, perhaps his company should invest more $$$ in the employees who live in those communities.

SocMediaIsSometimesOk 🇺🇦🌻
SocMediaIsSometimesOk 🇺🇦🌻
10 · 19 days ago · Twitter

Well he or she should have stayed in the suburbs

Totalblamblam🌻
Totalblamblam🌻
10 · 19 days ago · Twitter

Salaries at McDonald’s has created a third world life experience for their workers. Hasn’t it.

LoopGuy
LoopGuy
10 · 19 days ago · Twitter

Let this be a warning. Another Fortune 100 company may be leaving Illinois. Do something about the crime in Chicago NOW.

Bagheera #OneSizeDoesNotFitAll
Bagheera #OneSizeDoesNotFitAll
9 · 18 days ago · Twitter

Lived in Chicago area for 43 yrs. First time ever I don’t want to go into the city

LR Burner
LR Burner
7 · 19 days ago · Twitter

So many people and businesses are leaving due to crime. We need new leadership.

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5 · 18 days ago · Twitter

Probably because of @WGNNews constantly fear-mongering and running wall-to-wall crime coverage 24/​7. It’s a bias of repetition that has real-life impacts. Its wild hearing suburban family members about Chicago

Chicagos Rational Mayor
Chicagos Rational Mayor
5 · 18 days ago · Twitter

It is scary when large public corporations that invest a great deal into our city go this vocal on crime issues. McDonalds, Citadel, & c. are customers just like residents, and we shouldn’t take their rhetoric on our crime problems lightly. The spiral downward is an ugly path.