McDonald’s PH sets ₱500-M for employees, communities

Published March 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

Golden Arches Development Corporation (McDonald’s Philippines), majority owned and operated by Dr. George T. Yang announced the release of a response fund of ₱500 million to enable the company to provide assistance for its employees and communities it serves.

For company employees, the fund covers restaurant crew and managers whether they are unable to come to work or not, and head office employees’ salaries to be released for the period of the quarantine.

At the same time, a special premium pay package will be provided for crew and managers who are able to come to work in selected stores that remain open to serve the community in enhanced quarantine areas. Special benefits like provision of care kits (face masks, alcohol and vitamins) to ensure employee safety in the workplace as well as provisions for premium pay.

For communities, the fund covers food to be donated by the company to front liners like medical health workers, LGU workers, NGO volunteers, and the marginalized sector who are challenged to have access to food during this time.