EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 64000
Group: McDonald's

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 09-01-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 09-01-2012
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

As announced on 9 January 2012, multinational fast-food chain McDonald's will create 2,000 jobs and 1,000 vocational training places in Germany in 2012. In 2011, McDonald's has recruited 2,000, a press release states.

The press release also stated that recruitment of own vocational trainees is especially important due to skills shortages.

McDonald's employs 64,000 people in Germany.