McDonald’s staff fired after getting caught using racial slur in confrontation with black customer
An altercation at a McDonald drive-through window ends in racial slurs.
Once again the world's most popular fast food restaurant has been the scene of an unpleasant incident of racial discrimination.
The incident occurred at a McDonald's franchise in Spring Hill, Florida, and was the culmination of an altercation between an employee and a customer at a drive-thru.
"This behavior goes against the values and standards that I expect from employees in my restaurants. This employee displayed improper and unacceptable conduct and is no longer with the company."
EMPLOYEE FIRED OVER "N" WORD
A McDonald's customer identified as Zacch Barnes filmed an employee's racist rant through the drive-thru window, and the clip went viral.
In the clip, Barnes is saying repeatedly that the employee called him the "N" word, to which he finally responds by yelling:
"I don't care... don't give a f**k n***er."
A racist employee at the @McDonalds in Spring Hill, Florida calls a Black Customer Ni%$er as the co-worker calls the police on the Black Customer and the manager sits back with a smirk on her face. I am demanding the immediate firing of the manager and both workers!#racism pic.twitter.com/1bcmGkjCtS— Anthony Beckford (City Council Candidate 🌹) (@Vote4Beckford) January 12, 2019
WHAT LED TO THE ALTERCATION?
Barnes responded by telling the McDonald's employee that he had filmed the incident and that they would be fired.A Twitter user responded to the video by posting a clip which supposedly depicts Barnes' actions before the McDonald's employee's rant.
BARNES SUPPOSEDLY INSULTED EMPLOYEE
In the rebuttal video, Barnes is seen to insult the employee through the window, calling him a "faggot."
A female voice is calling the police and describing him, saying that he had threatened the McDonald's night manager.
MCDONALD'S EMPLOYEE WAS FIRED
The owner of the franchised restaurant, Javier Illas, issued a public statement stating that the employee's behavior was "improper and unacceptable", and declaring that the man was no longer employed at McDonald's.
This is one of many recent racially tainted incidents that seem to be plaguing the nation, with dozens of reports coming in daily from around the country.
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN OREGON
Amber Rocco, 39, was arrested in McMinnville, Oregon after she was caught on camera brandishing a knife and screaming racial slurs.
Rocco was allegedly involved in an altercation with the driver of another vehicle, over parking.
The conflict escalated, and one passenger captured Rocco threatening and insulting the other driver.
She is facing two counts of intimidation in the first degree, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of menacing and two counts of harassment.
Amber Rocco is being held at the Yamhill County Jail, and her bail is set at $55,000.
In a related story, a white Uber driver hurled racist insults at his black female passenger.