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Chipotle wrongfully accuses worker of theft and fires her. Then Chipotle pays dearly.

I saw this online story by Rachel Seigel of the Washington Post a couple weeks ago. Jeanette Ortiz worked at a California Chipotle for 14 years. She had moved up to a General Manager position and was making around $72,000 a year. Chipotle’s practice going back several years, was to have armored cars swing by and swap out large bills for smaller bills. On… Read More
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Chicago man claims he was fired from local McDonald's franchise after missing work to be with his newborn, dying son.

Courthouse News Service detailed a lawsuit recently filed in Cook County that simply is hard to believe. Jentri Casaberry alleges in his complaint that he was a swing shift manager at a Chicagoland McDonald’s franchise. The complaint goes on to allege that on July 6, 2011, Casaberry’s girlfriend went into premature labor. Mr. Casaberry stayed at th… Read More
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