McDonald's workers speak out over sexual abuse claims: assault, harassment, racism

Shelby says she was "in constant fear" while working at a McDonald's restaurant.

Employees at the fast-food chain McDonald's have been accused of a toxic culture of sexual harassment, harassment, racism and bullying.

The BBC has been told the 17-year-old is being harassed almost regularly.

reached out to McDonald's employees over a five-month period and asked about their experiences working there.

Of the more than 100 allegations from the employees we spoke to, 31 were related to sexual harassment and 78 were related to sexual harassment.

18 allegations of racism were also heard while six people made allegations of homosexuality.

MacDonald said he was "cut short" and that he "profoundly apologised".

It states that all employees deserve to work in a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace.