In-n-Out Gets Sued For Race, Age Discrimination; Why the Lawsuit is Preposterous
|Michelle Woo/OC Weekly|
But does that mean that In-n-Out only pick perky white girls and handsome white boys? Not at all--go to the In-n-Out off Bristol and Fifth streets in SanTana, and all the workers are perky Chicanas and handsome caballeros. Nevertheless, two Bay Area men who filed a lawsuit against the company claim the opposite: that In-n-Out is not only racist, but discriminates based on age.
The class-action suits claims In-n-Out practices "systematic discriminatory hiring," specifically against African-Americans and people over 40, charges strenuously denied by the company.
"In-N-Out Burger does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race or age in its hiring policies or practices," their general council said in a statement. "We hire from our local communities and our restaurants reflect the demographics of that community. The company will aggressively defend itself against these irresponsible allegations."
At least in Southern California, I gotta side with In-n-Out. Hell, I've even seen a black guy work in Orange County--and no black people live here!
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