Former and current Chipotle employees have filed a lawsuit claiming that the company made them work extra hours “off the clock” without paying them.
The suit was originally filed by a former Chipotle manager, Leah Turner, who claims she had to work without pay and was told to make workers under her do the same in order to meet budget goals.
“Chipotle routinely requires hourly-paid restaurant employees to punch out, and then continue working until they are given permission to leave,” the lawsuit reads.
Nearly 10,000 workers have joined the lawsuit as other employees have cited similar experiences all over the United States.
However, the company says it has paid all wages it owes to employees.
Briana Alexander is one of the thousands of former employees who have joined in on the law suit.
Alexander worked at a Chipotle in Maimi for about a year and says that she was forced to stay late many nights at her store. If the workers were not done by midnight or 12:30 a.m., there were clocked out but told to keep working until…CONTINUE READING