Chipotle Hires Health Professionals to Check Workers Calling Out Sick

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Sunday, December 8th
Chipotle Mexican Grill has been keeping health professionals on deck to ensure their call-out employees are actually sick, and not just hungover. 

CEO Brian Niccol told investors at a conference this week that if the employee is verified as ill, they pay for a day off to get healthy again. This was detailed as a step to gain customer trust back after a slew of high-profile safety scares.

For more, KCBS' Dan Mitchinson spoke with Michael Leroy, Professor at the School of Labor & Employment Relations & College of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.