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McDonald's Supersizes With 50,000 New Jobs
The Street.com ^ | 04/04/11 - 10:59 AM EDT | By Miriam Reimer

Posted on 04/04/2011 8:43:54 AM PDT by BenLurkin

McDonalds said Monday that its new "McJobs", which will staff restaurants across the U.S., will include crew and management positions, part-time and full-time, bringing its total U.S. workforce to 700,000.

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KEYWORDS: fastfood; mcdonalds
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The fture of Obaam's America: McJobs
1 posted on 04/04/2011 8:43:59 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin
Great news for the illegal immigrant crowd.
2 posted on 04/04/2011 8:45:56 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: BenLurkin

Illegal job bonanza!!!!


3 posted on 04/04/2011 8:47:20 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: BenLurkin

Don’t the franchisees make their own hiring decisions? How can McDonalds corporate headquarters order them to hire 4 new people? What if they don’t need 4 new people?

I suppose they are always looking for people, the turn over is so high.


4 posted on 04/04/2011 8:48:08 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Probably required in order to get the exemption from Obamacare.


5 posted on 04/04/2011 8:49:52 AM PDT by BillGunn (Bill Gunn for Congress district one rep. Massachusetts)
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To: DManA

Probably required in order to get the exemption from Obamacare. Brings unemployment down, people think its all okay!


6 posted on 04/04/2011 8:50:16 AM PDT by BillGunn (Bill Gunn for Congress district one rep. Massachusetts)
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To: BenLurkin

And judging by my local McDonald’s, most of the new employees, “No Habla.”


7 posted on 04/04/2011 8:52:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Its all people can afford to buy when going out to eat.


8 posted on 04/04/2011 8:53:29 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: BenLurkin

McDonalds is hiring? New jobs?

Great!

Looks like http://www.365black.com/365black/index.jsp is working out just peachy.


9 posted on 04/04/2011 8:54:32 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (A Birther: One who has questions or concerns over the birth of Barry Barack Hussein Soetero Obama)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That’s probably all that their no-name college degrees are good for, if that!


10 posted on 04/04/2011 8:57:20 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: BenLurkin
9 posts on this and all negative!
It's always good when jobs are added no matter what they are.
People should consider that when one employer starts adding jobs, it can lead to other employers doing the same thing.

There were a lot of teenage kids that couldn’t even find a McDonalds job for awhile.

This is good news.

11 posted on 04/04/2011 8:58:00 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Yes We Can, have smaller government)
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To: BenLurkin

I used to love McD, now the coffee tastes bad.

Walmart’s Coffee is 11x better than McD’s now, that should tell you something.

Also, 90% of the McD’s menu is off limits to me due to my age. To be a kid again, sit there with a large bag of fries sharing with my friends.


12 posted on 04/04/2011 8:58:29 AM PDT by dila813
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To: BenLurkin
Hey, they can pay illegal aliens 7 bucks an hour, and force all us to pay for their medical care so they can have more babies...

A win win for McDonalds!!

13 posted on 04/04/2011 8:59:23 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: DManA

My sister in law worked as a McD’s manager during college at a very busy, high grossing location. She said the company had a manpower recommendation based on receipts. I don’t know if that was a directive or advisement, but the parent company was involved in some capacity.


14 posted on 04/04/2011 9:00:23 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: DManA

Corporate determines the target staffing level of stores, both in general based on revenue and local trends, and hourly based on revenue projections. There isn’t much that goes on in a McDs that isn’t dictated by corporate.


15 posted on 04/04/2011 9:00:58 AM PDT by discostu (Come on Punky, get Funky)
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To: BenLurkin
McDonalds Obama’s America's equivalent to the Great Depressions soup lines
16 posted on 04/04/2011 9:05:51 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: discostu

The last time I went into a McDonald’s there was nothing but Spanish speakers behind the counter and noticed they put in cash registers with pictures so their illegal alien employees could run them.

I swore I would never ever go back and I didn’t..

I really hate that company...


17 posted on 04/04/2011 9:07:08 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dfwgator

¿Querría fríe con eso, señor? ..............


18 posted on 04/04/2011 9:08:40 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 1,714 threads and 64,019 replies as of 04-04-2011)
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To: BenLurkin
Wonder if McDonald has the 60 - 70 question psych test to take when applying like so many other companies are doing nowadays.

Walmart, Target, Home Depot, etc etc.... want to apply there, get ready for the questions. Gone are the days of walking in, filling out an application or handing your resume over and making a good first impression. Now it's all about the questionnaire, background check, credit history, and phone interview before you even get to meet in person to discuss the job.

19 posted on 04/04/2011 9:18:43 AM PDT by Grumpybutt (Gender Traditionalist)
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To: BenLurkin

If we all worked for McD’s would we all be exempt from Obama care?


20 posted on 04/04/2011 9:19:04 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: BillGunn
I wonder if some of these 50,000 jobs are going to be executives, middle executives and others who lost their jobs on account of companies having to cut employees.

Small business employers are highly impacted because of Obamacare, and just about every other thing he has done in office.

50,000 jobs for people who can't find anything.

You know - the people who are told to flip burgers if they can't find a job at their level on any level at all.

21 posted on 04/04/2011 9:20:15 AM PDT by hummingbird (Save Guam from Tilting!)
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To: Responsibility2nd; BenLurkin

22 posted on 04/04/2011 9:21:27 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet ("You cannot invade the US There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass." Yamamoto)
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To: Grumpybutt

We got some tough tests for McDonald’s employees huh?

Since they’ll be basically working for gas money, better drug test them too!

Looking sharp America!


23 posted on 04/04/2011 9:22:10 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I agree. Why are people always denigrating jobs at McDonald’s? For that matter, all honest jobs are good. Young workers learn important skills at McDonald’s or any other first job, and I know of people who started at an entry-level job at McD’s and worked their way up to hihg-paying manager and district manager positions.

If the new hires are mostly illegals, then that tells you something about our welfare system. Why work when you can have babies and collect checks?


24 posted on 04/04/2011 9:29:52 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: dila813

Really? The coffee at our McDonald’s is excellent. Now, it does get a little harder to get fresh in the afternoons, especially when the weather warms up, but usually it’s great.

You can get brewed coffee at Walmart?


25 posted on 04/04/2011 9:32:00 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: Pining_4_TX

And some people are doing the Dave Ramsey thing and working there to earn extra money to pay off debt.

I have had 2 daughters that have worked there in high school.
It was an excellent experience for both.


26 posted on 04/04/2011 9:33:21 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Yes We Can, have smaller government)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Yeah, illegals don’t sit around and have millions of babies on the tax payers expense!

Those 1000 anchor babies being produced at Parkland hospital in Dallas Texas every single month are all from hard working tax paying illegal aliens, all paid for with their McDonald’s medical benefits!


27 posted on 04/04/2011 9:35:42 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

No, my point was that if we did not have our welfare system, then the people sitting around having babies at our expense would have to work and would not be having so many kids.

The welfare system is a double whammy. It discourages work and encourages illegal immigration. You won’t get any argument from my about the problem of anchor babies and the 2nd generation from immigrants going on the dole. It is destroying us.


28 posted on 04/04/2011 9:39:54 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: dragnet2

The last time I went into a McDonald’s there was nothing but Spanish speakers behind the counter and noticed they put in cash registers with pictures so their illegal alien employees could run them.

I swore I would never ever go back and I didn’t..

I really hate that company...

Long ago I found that there are usually a number of local, less-known places to eat such as In and Out Burger, Malt Shoppe, etc. that simply gave a better quality burger and fries for what I paid.


29 posted on 04/04/2011 9:41:05 AM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: BenLurkin

Sounds like they will be ready to be the new soup kitchens.


30 posted on 04/04/2011 9:45:18 AM PDT by refermech
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To: HereInTheHeartland

yes, but what about the ‘quality’ of the jobs </sarcasm>


31 posted on 04/04/2011 9:45:28 AM PDT by cameraman
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To: BenLurkin
Interesting it happens the day the Anointed One announces, can you say quid-pro-qou?

The Corp world are scared $&!+less of these Chicago GoodFellas...

32 posted on 04/04/2011 9:55:25 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Morpheus2009
Long ago I found that there are usually a number of local, less-known places to eat such as In and Out Burger, Malt Shoppe, etc. that simply gave a better quality burger and fries for what I paid.

You bet...

The reason I hate fat greedy corps like McDonalds so much, is they hire illegals, pay them gas money, and the American people are totally stuck paying for all their endless crippling medical care and millions of babies....As McDonald's, like Congress, laughs in our faces, counting their fat illegal profits on the backs of American citizens.

To be fair, I think *anyone* that hires illegal aliens, should be prosecuted, horse whipped then jailed.

33 posted on 04/04/2011 9:56:48 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, at least we know what they had to do to get the exemption to Obamacare.

Wait until that exemption expires, as you pointed out so graphically, isn’t Moochelle looking to shut them down?


34 posted on 04/04/2011 10:07:09 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: Grumpybutt

You forgot drug test.
It is on the door as walk into Home Depot.


35 posted on 04/04/2011 10:14:06 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963

Funny isn’t it, the lowly Home Depot employee has to be randomly drug tested, yet cops, teachers and congress are not.


36 posted on 04/04/2011 10:23:38 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Great Value brand, you brew it yourself.

Walmart has tons of great products.


37 posted on 04/04/2011 10:39:33 AM PDT by dila813
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To: dragnet2

It keeps down the lawsuits and longterm disability insurance.

the big differenc is:
Private sector vs. public sector(union).

The board of directors and managers of Home Depot are paid by the stockholders to actually MAKE A PROFIT. They typically are paid based on that profitability. Therefore, they have a vested interest in keeping down costs due to employee problems like accidents on the job because somebody is stoned.


38 posted on 04/04/2011 10:52:41 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963

Did you think a company which is a criminal illegal sanctuary cares about anything else
except their profits,regardless of consequences?

I wish them, their investors and their customers the very worst.


39 posted on 04/04/2011 1:15:47 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: woodbutcher1963
The board of directors and managers of Home Depot are paid by the stockholders to actually MAKE A PROFIT.

How much to the board of directors and managers of these Home Depot's receive in kick backs for being an illegal alien sanctuary?

40 posted on 04/04/2011 4:52:31 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: woodbutcher1963
It keeps down the lawsuits and longterm disability insurance. The board of directors and managers of Home Depot are paid by the stockholders to actually MAKE A PROFIT. They typically are paid based on that profitability. Therefore, they have a vested interest in keeping down costs due to employee problems like accidents on the job because somebody is stoned.

Okay, so they want to maximize their profits while seizing body fluids from their low wage employees for liability purposes..Maximize those profits ya know!

Got a couple questions for ya:

Since Home Depots are illegal alien sanctuary's, with the approval of the board of directors, managers and stockholders, what about the gaping liability for the illegal aliens they sanction and approve of in their parking lots?

In addition, what about the local homes broken into by illegals in neighborhoods adjoining Home Depot's? What about the theft of customers vehicles and belonging in the parking lots?

Where is the concern by the board of directors about illegal aliens pissing in broad daylight on neighbors lawns? What about the depreciation of homes in the areas of these Home Depot sanctuaries due to drunk or drug using illegal aliens, their litter, uninsured cars etc?

What about all that woodbutcher?

41 posted on 04/04/2011 5:04:54 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Maybe you should consider moving out of California.
That is not a problem here in NH.


42 posted on 04/05/2011 6:21:14 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963

I noted you completely evaded the legitimate questions.

You’re just another that has defined my tag line, perfectly.


43 posted on 04/05/2011 8:29:34 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: woodbutcher1963
I respond to your #38 with legitimate questions in #41, which you've already completely evaded with a cowardly asinine response.

Any further response to me, do it publicly right here, stay out of my PM and answer the questions in #41.

44 posted on 04/05/2011 9:10:06 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: BillGunn

The only way they could do it was with a waiver from Øbamacare.


45 posted on 04/05/2011 9:11:56 AM PDT by curth (Organize4Palin.com - The Time Is Now!)
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To: dragnet2

First of all, this is a friendly forum. There is absolutley no reason for name calling. It also violates the conduct that Free Republic requires.

I do not know or care what Home Depot does. You have decided to coop the subject of this McDonalds thread with questions regarding Home Depots coorporate policy regarding illegal immigration that I have no knowledge of or care anything about. I do not work for or have any relation to this corp. That is why I have not answered your questions regarding post # 41. My statement regarding HD was that they require drug testing for ALL new employees. That is their right. If someone does not aggree to that policy, they can choose to seek employment somewhere else.

If you do not like Home Depots policies I would suggest you bring it to their attention. You can chose not to shop there. If you do not like California’s illegal allien policies you are also free to move somewhere else. Either way I do not care what you do.


46 posted on 04/05/2011 10:08:58 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: dragnet2

To be fair, I think *anyone* that hires illegal aliens, should be prosecuted, horse whipped then jailed.

How about a caning?


47 posted on 04/05/2011 11:25:07 AM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: woodbutcher1963
That is why I have not answered your questions regarding post # 41

Actually you did respond but instead of answering legitimate questions directed at *your* previous response regarding Home Depot policies, you evaded the questions in 41 and instead injected a really stupid comment.

BTW, I wouldn't trade one inch of California for the tiny frigged east coast state of New Hampshire...That place is old and cold....

48 posted on 04/05/2011 5:34:06 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: woodbutcher1963
My statement regarding HD was that they require drug testing for ALL new employees. That is their right.

By the way, since you know what Home Depot's policies and rights are, is it their right to also be an illegal alien sanctuary?

49 posted on 04/05/2011 5:36:52 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

“since you know what Home Depot’s policies and rights are”

It is on the door when you walk in.

For the last time, I DO NOT KNOW THEIR POLICIES ANY MORE THAN ANY OTHER HOME DEPOT SHOPPER.

“is it their right to also be an illegal alien sanctuary?”

I do not know, and I DO NOT CARE. Please get that through your head. It does not concern me. If YOU have a problem with Home Depot , I would suggest you bring it to their attention.

This is the LAST response you will ever get from me regarding this. TAKE THE HINT.


50 posted on 04/06/2011 6:39:24 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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