Protesters Outside Capital Grille On 42nd Street Fight For Paid Sick Leave

March 28, 2012 12:00 AM

Protesters Outside Capital Grille On 42nd Street Fight For Paid Sick Leave
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The Capital Grille is finding itself in hot water over unpaid sick leave, and many took out their frustrations at a lunchtime protest outside the popular steakhouse chain on 42nd street in Manhattan on Tuesday, reports WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond.

One of the signs held up by protestors read, “I don’t want to sneeze on your steak.” Another read, “$49 steak, no paid sick day?”

WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reports

Kristen, a former Capitol Grille employee, says she often came to work sick.

“All the time,” Kristen explained to Diamond. I mean, we’ve had a stomach virus go through all the workers in the restaurant, and you know they’ll come in "

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