Lansing Chipotle workers voted to unionize with Teamster International Brotherhood. In a Thursday release, the union said workers were organizing “to improve work schedules, raise wages and earn respect from management that they have just earned.”
“Chipotle made $7.5 billion in revenue last year. Just as we see employees of all ages and backgrounds across the country battling these giant corporations, Chipotle employees stand up and “It’s very exciting to see them demand more from a company that can afford it,” said Scott Quenneville, president of Teamsters Local 243.
In a statement, Chipotle said it offers industry-leading benefits to its employees, including competitive wages, a debt-free business degree, health insurance and bonuses, adding that nearly 100,000 employees were hired last year. provided a total of $37 million to members.
“We are disappointed that a restaurant employee in Lansing, Michigan has chosen to speak on behalf of a third party as they continue to believe that working directly with them is in the best interest of the employee,” the company said in a statement.
Lansing Chipotle Workers On July 5th, I submitted an application for election to the National Labor Relations Commission.