According to Huffington Post, the burrito chain, Chipotle’s, has asked the Supreme Court to exclude 2,814 workers from a massive wage theft lawsuit because they signed mandatory arbitration agreements.
1. At the heart of this dispute, how many people who have worked for the burrito chain joined a 2014 lawsuit alleging the company systemically forced them to work “off the clock”?
2. According to the article, this case is a perfect example of what?
3. What is the range of the low wage theft from employees by the company?
4. What are some of the issues being debated regarding the”signing” of the arbitration agreement?
Jameison, D. (2018). The Supreme Court’s Arbitration Ruling Is Already Screwing Thousands Of Chipotle Workers. Huffington Post, May 27 (Retrievable online at https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/supreme-courts-ruling-this-week-is-already-screwing-thousands-of-chipotle-workers_us_5b0844aae4b0568a880b3e26)