McDonald’s tells dictionaries to ditch ’McJobs’
McDonald's U.K. has launched a campaign to get British dictionary publishers to revise their definitions of "McJob."
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a "McJob" is "an unstimulating, low-paid job with few prospects, especially one created by the expansion of the service sector."
"It's the complete opposite to that," Amanda Pierce, McDonald's spokesperson and employee of 15 years, told ABC News. "It's stimulating, rewarding and offers a wide range of opportunities. All the skills I have learned at McDonald's will last me a lifetime," Pierce said.
In May, McDonald's will begin offering its employees the opportunity to sign a petition to turn the expression into something more positive in the hopes of changing the way people see McDonald's jobs.
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