Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
McDonald's
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol MCD)
Headquartered in: 
Illinois
Major Industry: 
restaurants and foodservice
Specific Industry: 
restaurants
Penalty total since 2000: 
$8,360,386
Number of records: 
26
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$7,729,3588
employment discrimination$511,5004
workplace safety or health violation$101,72512
environmental violation$17,8032
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

MCDONALDS; MCDONALDS 4374; MCDONALDS DBA; MCDONALDS RESTAURANTS OF CALIFORNIA; MCDONALDS RESTAURANTS OF NEW YORK; MCDONALDS USA

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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McDonald's wage and hour violation 2017 private lawsuit-federal $3,750,000
McDonald's wage and hour violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $2,422,850
McDonald's wage and hour violation 2016 private lawsuit-federal $1,500,000
McDonald's USA LLC employment discrimination 2015 DOJ_RIGHTS $355,000
McDonald's Corporation employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $56,500
McDonald's USA, LLC employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $50,000
McDonald's Restaurants of California, Inc. employment discrimination 2013 EEOC $50,000
MCDONALDS RESTAURANT wage and hour violation 2004 MN-DLI $20,750
MCDONALD'S workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $20,100
McDonalds wage and hour violation 2001 CA-LCO $14,000
MCDONALD'S RESTAURANT environmental violation 2012 EPA $11,430
MCDONALDS RESTAURANT wage and hour violation 2003 MN-DLI $11,000
MCDONALD'S CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $10,000
MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS OF NEW YORK, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $10,000
MCDONALD'S workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $8,250
MCDONALDS RESTAURANT INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $8,000
MCDONALDS workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $8,000
MCDONALD'S workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $7,000
MCDONALD'S RESTAURANT workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $6,800
MCDONALD'S RESTAURANTS OF COLORADO, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $6,800
MCDONALD'S USA, LLC environmental violation 2011 EPA $6,373
MCDONALD'S #4374 workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $5,950
McDonalds wage and hour violation 2018 WA-DLI $5,650
MCDONALD'S SPANAWAY HIDDEN VIL workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,600
MCDONALD'S workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,225
McDonald's Corporation dba wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $5,108
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