Via Raw Story:
In a Nov. 8 memo, McDonald’s USA Chief Operating Officer Jim Johannesen pushed franchises to “ensure your restaurants are open throughout the holidays.”
“Our largest holiday opportunity as a system is Christmas Day,” Johannesen wrote. “Last year, [company-operated] restaurants that opened on Christmas averaged $5,500 in sales.”
…An Ad Age analysis determined that if all McDonald’s restaurants opened on Christmas, it could mean an additional $84 million…
McDonald’s will not give employees overtime pay on Christmas, according McDonald’s spokesperson Heather Oldani.