A 20-year-old Macca’s worker at an Adelaide location was recently assaulted while delivering food to a car in the waiting bays.

On Tuesday morning at 2 am, a 20-year-old McDonald’s worker was attacked while delivering food to a car in the waiting bay at the Melrose Park store in Adelaide. The worker reported that the man verbally abused him before punching him very hard. This is the second time in two months that a McDonald’s worker has been attacked in Adelaide, with a woman spitting on and verbally abusing staff at the Hindley Street store in October.

“First of all he verbally abused me so I just handed over the food and asked him to stop abusing me but he didn’t listen to me and he just punched me very hard,” the worker said.

This type of violence towards fast food workers is unacceptable and has no place in our society. These individuals are simply trying to do their job and should not have to fear for their safety while working. It is important for the perpetrator of this attack to be held accountable for their actions and for steps to be taken to ensure the safety of all fast food workers.

The fact that this is the second attack on McDonald’s workers in Adelaide in just two months is concerning and highlights the need for better measures to protect these individuals. It is essential that fast food companies provide a safe work environment for their employees and that they are properly trained on how to handle situations like this. Customers also have a responsibility to treat fast food workers with respect and to not engage in any type of violence or abuse.

Fast food workers deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, just like any other worker. It is important for both the company and the community to take a stand against violence and abuse towards fast food workers and to work towards creating a safer and more respectful environment for them to work in. No one should have to fear for their safety while simply trying to do their job.

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