(3) McDonald's Public Diversity Policies and Statements

          On June 4, 2002 Adversity.Net visited the McDonald's web site just in case the contents of the web site inadvertently get changed as this lawsuit receives more public scrutiny.

          Here is part of what their web site said as of June 4, 2002:

McDonald's Web Page Title:
Diversity Initiatives Highlights
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Minority and Women Franchisees - "Minorities and women represent approximately 37 percent of all McDonald's franchisees in the United States. ... more than 65 percent of the applicants in training to become new McDonald's franchisees are women and minorities."

Franchisee Organizations - "The National Black McDonald's Operators Association, McDonald's Hispanic Operator Association, Asian McDonald's Operators Association and the Women Operators Network ..."

Minority Suppliers - "McDonald's is the Fortune Magazines top purchaser from minority suppliers, spending more than $3 billion a year - 27% of its total - at minority-owned firms."

Employee Networks - "Women's Leadership Network, Home Office Asian Network, McDonald's Black Employee Network, Hispanic Steering Committee and others ..."

Diversity Education - "Seminars and workshops like Leveraging Diversity; GenderSpeak; Asian Career Development; Black Career Development; Hispanic Career Development; Women's Career Development and White Male Forum ..."

External Partnerships - "... McDonald's is proud to partner with national organizations such as Catalyst; Women'sFoodservice Forum; National Urban League; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Organization of Chinese Americans; President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities; National Council of La Raza and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce ..."  McDonald's Corporation  [Excerpted from McDonald's public web site, as it existed on June 4, 2002]

Last Known Link 6/4/02:

McDonald's Web Page Title:
Diversity at McDonald's
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          "...We are proud of our long-standing commitment to a workforce that is diverse. We believe in developing and maintaining a diverse workforce that will strengthen the McDonald's system. Diversity at McDonald's is understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique.

          "McDonald's has been recognized for its many contributions in the following areas:

"Best Employer for Asians"

"Top 50 Places for Hispanic Women to Work"

"Fortune Magazine - Top Places for Minorities to Work"

"Hispanic Magazine - Top 50 Corporate Women in America"   McDonald's Corporation  [Excerpted from McDonald's public web site, as it existed on June 4, 2002]

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