BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore area McDonald’s restaurants are expected to hire 700 employees this fall.
In addition to a job, eligible employees will have access to the fast-food chain’s Archways to Opportunity program — which provides employees access to earn a high school diploma, receive college tuition assistance, access free education advising services and learn English as a second language.READ MORE: Baltimore City Receives $2M In Funding For Minority Owned Business Development
A student starting employment this fall, working 15 hours per week, will now be eligible for $2,500 of tuition assistance per year after 90 days of employment.READ MORE: Woman Found Dead In East Baltimore Fire Was Shot Beforehand, Police Say
More than 50 McDonald’s employees in Baltimore have received nearly $90,000 in tuition assistance since the program launched in 2015.
Mayor Jack Young is set to hold a press conference Monday along with McDonald’s franchise owners Danitra & Cathy Bell in Reisterstown to announce details.MORE NEWS: Maryland State Police To Assist U.S. Capitol Police With Security Ahead of Justice For J6 Protest