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On The Border settles harassment suit for $100K

The action alleged that a cook was subjected to racial slurs from co-workers.

The lawsuit alleges that the burger giant did not protect its Chicago-area workers from abusive customers and that the chain’s updated design does little to protect employees.

A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees earning less than $57,500 as of 2026.

But the wage-hike plan from Lori Lightfoot would raise the city’s minimum pay to $15 an hour by July 2021.

Labor advocates have amplified their accusations that the chain tolerates sexual mistreatment. They’re also calling again for the franchisor to be treated as a joint employer.

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Sensitivity training will be stepped up, and the chain will look at other remedies such as upgrading its applicant screening.

All employees will have access to mental healthcare, financial tools and more beginning next year.

More salaried restaurant managers and supervisors would be entitled to time and a half under rules either adopted or under consideration in nine states, with New Jersey and Michigan joining the list yesterday.

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