September 22, 2020

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McDonald’s sues former CEO over alleged relationships with staff – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fast food chain tries to...

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fast food chain tries to recover severance pay from ex-CEO

Earlier:

5.25pm BST

Time for a recap

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5.23pm BST

Here’s my colleague Ed Helmore on the allegations against McDonald’s former CEO:

Steve Easterbrook, the British former chief executive of McDonald’s, is being sued by the company in an attempt to recover tens of millions in compensation and severance payments after new allegations of sexual misconduct emerged against him.

Easterbrook, who was fired from the company last November over a relationship with an employee, allegedly hid details of three other “physical sexual relationships” with employees in the year before he left the company, according to a lawsuit filed in Delaware.

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