This topic is even more important in a system that is predominantly franchised.
Having little in common with self-employed franchisees it's easy for the corporate side to speak out on issues and give the impression that their personal positions represent the entire franchise system.
Meanwhile, the franchisees are shouting "no comment"!
Wouldn't it be delicious if a group (any size) of McDonald's Owner/Operators publically supported the Boardroom Initiative"?
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