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·         NYC Sues Chipotle, Says Workers Owed Over $150M in Fair Scheduling Violation: Report

All of the approximately 6,500 Chipotle workers in NYC were impacted by the violations, the lawsuit stated, and that on average, each worker experienced more than three scheduling violations every week

 

·         Lawsuit alleges Chipotle Mexican Grill owes workers and New York City nearly $500 million for violating Fair Work Week law

The suit by an NYC agency also says the chain violated paid sick leave laws

 

 

NYC Sues Chipotle, Says Workers Owed Over $150M in Fair Scheduling Violation: Report

All of the approximately 6,500 Chipotle workers in NYC were impacted by the violations, the lawsuit stated, and that on average, each worker experienced more than three scheduling violations every week

 

NBC New York

April 28, 2021 

 

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection has filed a lawsuit against Mexican fast-casual food chain Chipotle, alleging that employees are owed more than $150 million in fair scheduling violation relief, according to a lawsuit.

 

The violations stem from the Fair Workweek Law, and concern actions such as changing workers' schedules with little to no advance notice or extra pay, requiring employees work consecutive shifts without enough time off or extra pay, and not offering additional shifts before hiring more staff to fill them, according to the lawsuit which was first reported by the New York Times. The law was partially designed to prevent stores from forcing employees to work a late shift and then bring them back early the next morning, known as "clopening."

 

Aside from the money owed to the workers, the complaint states that penalties against Chipotle could be even higher.

 

The city's complaint also alleges that Chipotle violated the paid sick leave law that requires...

 

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https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/nyc-sues-chipotle-says-workers-owed-over-150m-in-fair-scheduling-violation-relief-report/

 

 

Lawsuit alleges Chipotle Mexican Grill owes workers and New York City nearly $500 million for violating Fair Work Week law

The suit by an NYC agency also says the chain violated paid sick leave laws

 

Joanna Fantozzi and Bret Thorn, Nation's Restaurant news

Apr 28, 2021

 

A New York City agency on Wednesday sued Chipotle Mexican Grill for violating a law that requires quick-service restaurants to schedule employees at least two weeks in advance as well as for not following paid sick leave rules. 

 

In the lawsuit, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protections alleges that the fast-casual chain owes workers more than $150 million for not following the Fair Work Week Law and owes the city nearly $300 million in civil penalties.

 

The agency filed the lawsuit after the New York State Supreme Court on April 20 denied the restaurant industry’s appeal against the law, which was passed in 2017.

 

That appeal was filed in late 2018 by the International Franchise Association, the National Restaurant Law Center and the New York State Restaurant Association.

 

In addition to requiring that schedules be set two weeks out, the law also prohibits employers from scheduling employees on back-to-back closing/opening shifts unless they consent to it in writing and are paid a $100 premium...

 

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https://www.nrn.com/fast-casual/lawsuit-alleges-chipotle-mexican-grill-owes-workers-and-new-york-city-nearly-500-million