Chipotle restaurant in New York City
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New York City Mayor Eric Adams and city officials announced Tuesday that Chipotle has agreed pay about $20 million to roughly 13,000 workers for violating their right to predictable schedules and paid sick leave.
The mayor’s office said it is the largest fair workweek settlement in the U.S. and the largest worker protection settlement in the history of New York City. Chipotle will also pay $1 million in civil penalties, Adams’ office said.
The settlement is the result of a city investigation that was initiated after 160 Chipotle employees and the 32BJ Service Employees International Union filed complaints against the company, according to the mayor’s office.
The investigation found that Chipotle failed to give employees their schedules 14 day in advance, requiring them to work extra time without advance written consent, and failed to…