Chipotle Is Being Sued for Allegedly Shady Hiring Practices

September 23, 2015

Uh oh.

Here is some bad news for Chipotle, and this time it has nothing to do with a carnitas shortage: A woman in California who applied for a job at the chain is now slapping them with a lawsuit instead.

“According to the class action lawsuit, Chipotle has violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act in their application documents by asking applicants to sign their consent for background checks embedded and essentially ‘hidden’ within a general consent agreement,” Top Class Actions explains.

Under the FCRA, employers are required to use a separate document to obtain consent for consumer reports; it cannot be…