McDonald’s is a company that brags about its commitment and devotion to not only diversity, but employing Black people in owner/operator roles. It is committed to the concept of 365Black.
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Someone from McDonald’s even wrote a book about the corporate strategy of promoting diversity above all other values that has the Orwellian title, None of Us is as Good as All of Us.
Yesterday, McDonald’s hoped to hold open auditions for potentially 50,000 new employees peddling high-caloric meals at value meal prices. Sadly, the reality of 365Black got in the way:
They want jobs. They need to work. From Laguna Boulevard in Elk Grove to Sunrise Boulevard in Citrus Heights, job seekers lined up before dawn Tuesday and crowded McDonald’s restaurants across the region late into the afternoon on the restaurant chain’s national hiring day.
That averages to less than three jobs per outlet nationally, although some local sites said they were planning to hire as many as 15.
No word on how many of these applicants where college-educated, middle-aged white males who have been sacrificed at the altar of diversity. Newsweek has a cover on the “beached white male” that paints a dreary picture of the job prospects for 40-60 year-old, college-educated white males (in fact, that magazine almost gloats when reporting the following):