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McDonald's Cut CEO's Paycheck

McDonald's Cut CEO's Paycheck

His overall paycheck dropped 10 percent in 2011

McDonald's reportedly slashed CEO Jim Skinner's paycheck by about 10 percent for the 2011 fiscal year, AP reports.

The CEO's 2010 $9.7 million salary was cut to $8.8 million, due to a lower performance-based cash bonus. The breakdown of that $8.8 million? A $1.5 million salary, $3.2 million worth of stock and options, and a $3.3 million cash bonus, not to mention $752,000 worth of other perks (using the company aircraft, physical exams, security, etc.).

Of course, next year might be a different story, with all the new Happy Meals, Chicken McBites, and the new "Extra Value Menu." At least Skinner doesn't have to pay as much in taxes this year.


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)


McDonald's Menu Items That Even The Staff Won't Eat

It doesn't matter how much of a die-hard fast food fan you are, chances are pretty good that you've spent at least some time wondering what goes on behind the scenes. There are undoubtedly some things that are more of a pain to make than others, some things that just sort of slip through the cracks — and it's not always carelessness, sometimes, it's just human nature in a work environment where there's so much going on.

So, what menu items are on the "questionable" list, and why? McDonald's employees might have the whole menu at their disposal when it comes time for them to order their own meals, but what do they skip? Let's talk less-than-fresh and questionably clean, and ask yourself: are you going to give these a miss, too? Or will the testimony of a few employees not sway you away from your favorites?

(Although, a bit of a disclaimer: questionable practices that go on at one location aren't happening at them all, and there are plenty of well-run locations out there who are staffed by managers who insist on cleanliness. This isn't indicative of all locations by any means, but it might give you an idea of what's first to be neglected.)