Steak ‘n Shake Sued by Former Employee Over Racial and Disability Discrimination

August 31, 2015

The former employee alleges a co-worker once dumped a milkshake on his head and his manager just laughed.

A former Steak ‘n Shake employee has filed a lawsuit against the chain over racial and disability discrimination. According to, Brandon Waters says he was subject to insulting nicknames, racial slurs, and physical harassment while working at a location of the restaurant in Ohio. Waters is biracial and was born with an infection that “affects his motor and speech skills,” and he says in his lawsuit that his former co-worker Timothy Schoeffler, and his former manager, Nick Karl used that as…