Chipotle Workers Ask To Use Arbitration Evidence In Court

Law360 (July 14, 2020, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Workers in a collective action accusing Chipotle of making employees work off the clock have asked a Colorado federal court to let them cite executive emails and other documents the burrito chain turned over in linked arbitrations but not in the court case.

These documents are fair game despite the arbitrations' confidentiality because they are relevant to the workers' bid for unpaid wages and require little legwork on Chipotle's part, the workers told the court Monday in their discovery request.

"Because all of these documents are Chipotle's own records, and the testimony is from Chipotle's witnesses, any protective orders in the...

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