Chipotle Slapped With Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

September 14, 2016

An ex-employee says managers favored Hispanic employees

Chipotle’s latest debacle has arrived in the form of a racial discrimination lawsuit. A former employee in California filed suit against the downtrodden burrito chain on Tuesday, claiming she was fired after complaining about preferential treatment given to other employees, MyNewsLA reports.

According to the suit, Sheqweshu Clark began working at a Chipotle in El Segundo in June 2012 and “was promoted several times”; after returning from maternity leave in December 2015, she claims she and other black workers were repeatedly assigned night shifts while a new district manager gave more desirable day