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Chipotle Must Face Claim Over Firing, 6th Circ. Says

Law360 (May 28, 2019, 10:15 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit revived part of an African American ex-supervisor’s suit against Chipotle Mexican Grill alleging she was fired for accusing her manager of racial discrimination, saying Tuesday that her internal gripes about alleged bias faced by other black workers were clear enough to warrant protection under Title VII.

A three-judge panel partially reversed an order by an Ohio federal judge awarding Chipotle summary judgment over claims by former employee Alashae Crawford that she was discriminated against and illegally axed because she had complained about racial discrimination by general manager Jeysie Torres.

While the appellate court held that Crawford’s retaliation claims under...

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Appellate - 6th Circuit

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3442 Civil Rights: Jobs

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April 20, 2018

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