'We all quit': Burger King sign goes viral as staff walks out

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MarketWatch 13 July, 2021 - 11:23am 37 views

“We all quit,” the sign at the Lincoln Burger King read. “Sorry for the inconvenience.”

Rachael Flores, who had served as general manager since January, had put in her two weeks notice and eight other employees also did so shortly before deciding to post the message on the sign, KLKN reported.

“They have gone through so many district managers since I’ve been GM,” Flores said. “No one has come to the store to help me out. They’re so in and out.”

Flores said the restaurant is short staffed and she would end up working 50 to 60 hours a week. She said at one point they did not have working air conditioning in the kitchen, where temperatures reached 90 degrees. Flores had to go to the hospital after becoming dehydrated.

Employees had joked Friday about putting up the message. On Saturday, they put it up on one side of the sign.

“They wanted to put up a sign to say, you know sorry there’s really not going to be anyone here,” Flores said. “Just kind of a laugh to upper management. That got put up (Saturday) before we opened, and I didn’t think anybody was going to notice it, because we did just one sign and then it went pretty crazy on Facebook. I got a call from my upper management and they told me I needed to take it down.”

Flores’ boss fired her later that day.

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Burger King sign reading 'we all quit' goes viral after employees walk out

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That’s how you treat customers like royalty.

The message is loud and clear from these Burger King employees who apparently have a beef with management. 

A local Burger King sign in Lincoln, Nebraska, has gone viral reading, "WE ALL QUIT" and "SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE." 

Employees there said they’ve been working in a kitchen with no air conditioning for weeks, with the temperature reaching more than 90 degrees at one point, according to KLKN Channel 8

One employee, former general manager Rachael Flores, was reportedly hospitalized for dehydration, according to KLKN Channel 8. 

"I didn’t think anybody was going to notice it [the sign], because we did just one sign and then it went pretty crazy on Facebook. I got a call from my upper management and they told me I needed to take it down," Flores told KLKN. 

Flores had reportedly been working at the fast-food chain since January and put in her two weeks notice this month, saying she’d often worked up to 60 hours per week. Eight of her co-workers followed her lead, voicing complaints of an understaffed restaurant, according to the KLKN news report. 

The BK, which is located in the Lincoln neighborhood of Havelock, is reportedly still open but, according to Flores, remains understaffed. 

Burger King did not immediately return Fox News' request for comment.

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