Penn State Chipotle Appears Shut After Staff Posts Sign Alleging 'Borderline Sweatshop Conditions'

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While Chipotle is generally regarded as a good place to work, State College, Pennsylvania employees complain about conditions there.

A Chipotle at Penn State University appears to have shut down amid allegations of "sweatshop conditions."

The Twitter account of independent Penn State blog Onward State posted a photo of the sign explaining why the Chipotle had allegedly been shut down.

Students expressed dismay that the Chipotle had shut down. Advertisement

We've reached out to the company for comment and will update when we hear back.

Customers of the State College Chipotle have repeatedly complained on Yelp that it is an unusually crowded and busy location.

Still, the restaurant has garnered mostly positive reviews.
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Chipotle is generally regarded as a better place to work than many fast food restaurants.

The company offers benefits and promotes managers internally, leading to good retention.