Media ban on McDonald's shareholder meeting
May 18, 2015
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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McDonald's will not allow media inside the company's shareholder meeting.
OAK BROOK, Ill. – Members of the press will be barred from attending McDonald's Corp.'s shareholder meeting scheduled for May 21, according to The Guardian. Instead, media can listen to the meeting via webcast.
The decision comes as advocates for a higher minimum wage plan to demonstrate at the meeting.
The AFL-CIO, which holds shares in McDonald's valued at more than $30 million, called on the company to reverse the decision.