Our People Promise & Principles


Our People Promise & Principles

Our people are the foundation of our business. From our newest employees to senior management, we offer our people the training, benefits, flexibility and opportunities they need to succeed.

Our People PromiseAt McDonald's® Canada, we promise that we will value each and every employee, their growth and their contribution, every day in every way. This is our People Promise. We aim to be the best employer in every one of our Canadian communities.

Our People PrinciplesBehind our People Promise stands our absolute commitment to respect and recognize our people, to support their personal growth and education, to instill leadership and dedication, and to provide them with the best working environment possible.

To guide our actions, we follow the People Principles that reflect McDonald's values and describe the culture we embrace.

We have always been committed to doing the right thing for our employees. Our values and behaviours are the foundation for the relationships we foster with our employees. We continue to believe in and reaffirm our long-standing policy of providing fair and equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees. If you are selected as part of the selection process and you require an accommodation, we shall provide or arrange for the provision of a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your needs due to disability.

Respect and Recognition

  • Managers treat employees as they would want to be treated.

  • Employees are respected, valued and empowered.

  • Employees are recognized and rewarded in many ways.

  • Great rewards for outstanding work include a variety of exciting “Once in a Lifetime Opportunities.”

Values and Behaviours

  • We act in the best interest of the company, our employees and the communities in which we operate.

  • We communicate openly, listen for understanding and value diverse opinions.

  • We accept personal accountability.

  • We coach and learn.

Competitive Pay and Benefits

  • Pay is at or above local quick service restaurant levels.

  • Compensation packages include benefits that employees tell us they value.

  • Employees receive regular performance and wage reviews.

Training, Learning, Development and Personal GrowthAt McDonald’s, we are proud of the opportunities we provide our employees to grow and develop personally and professionally. Not only do we provide tens of thousands of Canadian’s a place to work each year, but we provide the essential training which gives our employees the skills to further their careers. McDonald’s invests millions annually on training, crew, managers and corporate employees, offering tremendous opportunities to gain the skills to forge a career within the McDonald’s network or externally.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Great place to work. Best large and multionational workplaces 2016 Canada
  • Best Workplaces For Women 2016 Canada