McDonald's Philippines announces COVID-19 response fund

A special package will be given to staff working in selected stores that remain open during the quarantine.

The master franchisee of McDonald’s in the Philippines announced the release of a response fund of PHP 500 million (approx. US$9.8 million) to provide assistance for its employees amidst the country’s enhanced community quarantine in Luzon.

For company employees, the fund covers restaurant crew and managers and head office employees’ salaries, a “special premium pay” package for crew and managers who are able to come to work in selected stores that remain open, provision of face masks, alcohol and vitamins to ensure employee safety.

The fund also will be used to donate food to medical health workers, local government unit workers, non-profit volunteers, and the marginalized sector.

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