Chipotle Will Have Nurses Check If Workers Are Really Sick Or Just Hungover

December 5, 2019
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Scott Olson / Staff

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Chipotle is about to force people to come up with different excuses for calling in!

The fast food company announced that they will have nurses check whether employees who call in sick are genuinely unwell or just hungover.

CEO Brian Niccol said at a Barclays conference on Wednesday, "We have nurses on call, so that if you say, 'Hey, I've been sick,' you get the call into the nurse. The nurse validates that it's not a hangover — you're really sick — and then we pay for the day off to get healthy again."

This is a solution to the restaurants norovirus outbreak among customers in Virginia in 201.

There was an internal investigation that found it was caused by store managers failing to follow safety procedures and an employee working while they were unwell.

Will other employers follow suit?

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