McDonald's, AARP partner on jobs for older workers

Valerie Bolden-Barrett | April 25, 2019

McDonald's, AARP partner on jobs for older workers
McDonald’s USA is partnering with AARP and AARP Foundation to hire older workers, the fast-food chain announced Wednesday, saying it wants to tap into "a growing, yet underutilized workforce." The partnership comes as McDonald’s and its franchisees gear up to hire 250,000 workers for the summer, it said in a press release. The partnership is two-fold, McDonald's said: Its job postings will be featured on AARP's job board and a pilot program will make use of AARP Foundation workforce development programs. "Integrating these workers with their younger staff can often bring unexpected benefits including two-way mentoring which supports growth for all. Our work with McDonald’s is a true first-of-its-kind for the [quick-service restaurant] industry and we hope others follow," said Susan Weinstock, AARP vice president for financial resilience, in a statement.

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