McDonald’s Let Its Employees Watch The Eclipse, But There Was A Pretty Big Catch

Did the eclipse totally rock your world? Nerds and non-nerds alike seem to have really embraced Earth's most recent solar event. So much so that even McDonald's decided to give its employees a rare opportunity to step away from their posts and take in the lights out experience. But, you know, with a catch. Unsurprisingly, Redditors are ripping them to shreds for it.

Did the eclipse totally rock your world? Nerds and non-nerds alike seem to have really embraced Earth’s most recent solar event. So much so that even McDonald’s decided to give its employees a rare opportunity to step away from their posts and take in the lights out experience. But, you know, with a catch. Unsurprisingly, Redditors are ripping them to shreds for it.

Today, all anyone can talk about is this eclipse.

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Did you catch it? Please say yes. Also, please tell us you used some kind of eye protection because no one likes a burned retina.

Many employers even gifted employees the rare chance to slip away and enjoy the rare solar event. One of those employers was McDonald’s.

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But there were some serious strings attached.

One McDonald’s restaurant posted a sign saying they’d close for the eclipse so their employees could enjoy it. But only from 1:17pm-1:20pm.

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That’s it. Three whole minutes. Take it or leave it, people.