McDonald’s has stepped in to stop the discriminatory practices against their OKU employees.
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Recently, Malaysians were shocked to learn that a McDonald’s store in Seremban referred to their OKU workers by their OKU card number instead of names.
After being notified of the incident, McDonald’s Malaysia issued a statement sighted by TRP in favour of the OKU employee in question.
McDonald’s Malaysia notes that they had immediately conducted an internal investigation to address the matter.
We are able to confirm that the behaviour of the specific restaurant manager was unacceptable and in violation of our McDonald’s policy on diversity and inclusion. Appropriate action will be taken against the individual.McDonald’s Malaysia to TRP
Additionally, McDonald’s Malaysia has reached out to the family of the affected crew member to express their sincere apologies over the incident and to resolve this issue. They said the crew member is a valued staff who has been with McDonald’s for four years.
As a people-oriented company, we strive to provide an inclusive work environment and promote a culture that allows our people to grow and build harmonious relationships as members of the McFamily.McDonald’s Malaysia to TRP
Previously, 30-year-old Aniq was only referred to as his OKU card number, not his name, on the working roster, causing him to miss his shifts.
However, the manager then insulted Aniq, calling him dumb and “not a human”.
See the full statement here:
Anne is an advocate of sustainable living and the circular economy, and has managed to mum-nag the team into using reusable containers to tapau food. She is also a proud parent of 4 cats and 1 rabbit.