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McDonald’s expects to hire more than 2,000 people in North Florida

A McDonald's sign is shown in Houston.
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A McDonald's sign is shown in Houston.

McDonald’s expects to hire nearly 900 new candidates in Jacksonville and more than 2,000 across North Florida this summer.

Jacksonville City Council President Terrance Freeman on Friday highlighted the fast-food restaurant’s commitment to the community with an event at the McDonald’s location on Fort Caroline Road at Peeler Road in the Arlington Manor neighborhood.

The franchise is making a special pledge exclusively to its employees in Jacksonville and North Florida: The job comes with sizzling perks like flexible scheduling, tuition assistance, free meals and paid time off.

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