Woman awarded $8 million after wrongful termination from Chipotle

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Woman awarded $8 million after wrongful termination from Chipotle
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A jury on Thursday ruled in favor of a woman wrongfully terminated from a Fresno Chipotle restaurant.

FRESNO, Calif. -- A jury on Thursday ruled in favor of a woman wrongfully terminated from a Fresno Chipotle restaurant.

Jeannette Ortiz was awarded $8 million after she was fired from her managing position back in 2015 at the Shaw and Cedar location.

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Chipotle accused Ortiz of stealing $636 and claimed there was video evidence of it, but the company never produced the video.

Chipotle issued a statement tonight saying they were disappointed with the verdict and planned to appeal the outcome.

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