Chipotle ordered to pay $20 million to current and former NYC employees for violating city labor laws

Chipotle While its menu may be known around the world for serving its customers with popular items, the company will now serve millions of current and former employees. Through a recent court ruling, Chipotle has been officially ordered to pay $20 million to its NYC employees for violating labor city laws.

@TodayShow reports, New York City Mayor Eric Adams formally declared Earlier this week Chipotle will pay a total of $20 million to both current and former NYC employees for violating labor laws in the city. Investigators in the case found that Chipotle failed to post work schedules 14 days in advance, pay premiums for changes in schedules, and offer available shifts to existing employees before hiring new ones. Violated citywide fair workweek law. The $20 million judgment settlement states that an estimated 13,000 employees who worked between 2017 and present are eligible to receive compensation.

The agreement further confirms that any hourly Chipotle employee in NYC will receive $50 for each week worked between the dates of November 26, 2017 and April 30, 2022. Additionally, the company has also been ordered to pay $1 million in civil penalties. for New York City.

Issuing an official statement on the matter, Mayor Adams said, “Today’s agreement with Chipotle is not only a victory for workers by providing up to $20 million in relief for nearly 13,000 workers, but also sends a strong message that That as the largest worker protection agreement in New York City’s history, that we will not stand up when workers’ rights are violated.”

In the meantime, Chipotle made its own statement courtesy of its chief restaurant officer, Scott Boatwright. “We are delighted to be able to address these issues and believe this agreement reflects Chipotle’s commitment to providing opportunities for all members of our team while complying with Fair Workweek law,” he said.

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