McDonald's will pay a $56,500 settlement after a southeast Missouri restaurant manager refused to interview a deaf job applicant.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement Tuesday with McDonald's Corp. and McDonald's Restaurants.
The EEOC says a young man who can't hear or speak applied online in 2012 to work at a store in Belton, Missouri. He had previous experience as a cook and cleanup team member at a McDonald's in another state.