New York Metro McDonald's launches hiring push on April 19

Roseland, N.J. -- McDonald's New York Tri-State Area and its franchisees said Tuesday they are looking to hire new crew and restaurant management positions in more than 600 restaurant locations throughout the area on April 19.

The one-day event is part of a nationwide initiative for McDonald's and its franchisees with a target to hire up to 50,000 new employees at restaurants across the country.  

"Our business is strong and our customers are responding positively to the variety of choices on our menu and the value and convenience we provide," said Mason Smoot, VP and general manager, McDonald's New York Tri-State.

There are more than 600 McDonald's restaurants, owned by over 100 franchisees, located throughout the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Tri-State.