A privately owned restaurant can refuse service to former employees? Is this legal?
Question by Oracion en Orlando: A privately owned restaurant can refuse service to former employees? Is this legal?
My Mom who live in Minnesota is a server at a privately owned restaurant(not corporate). Evidently, the manager asks former employees(people who have quit or were fired) to leave the restaurant when they come in to eat. My mom says she has seen it happen. A former employee who left on good terms, but quit because they were not able to work there anymore, sat down at a table, and the manager asked her to leave.
Evidently this is one of their “rules”, not just a cranky manager. IS THIS LEGAL?
Answer by Zach
Yes, its legal. A company can refuse to serve anyone they deem necessary so long as it is not based off of the groups protected my dicrimination laws. Being a former employee of a company is not a protected class.
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