McDonald's sues to recover severance from fired CEO

Topics McDonald’s

Eight months had passed since McDonald’s fired its chief executive, Steve Easterbrook, for sexting with a subordinate. Easterbrook had apologised and walked away with tens of millions in compensation, and the fast food chain had moved on under a new chief executive.

  Then, last month, an anonymous tipster made a fresh allegation: Easterbrook had a sexual relationship with another McDonald’s employee while he was running the company.   On Monday, that accusation ignited a rare public war between a major company.

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