President of copepred, Geraldina Gonzalez de la Vegasreported that the restaurant chain collects evidence from “affected people”, Sonora Grill PrimeThis, after complaints of discrimination in one of its branches.
in an interview for MVS NewsThe head of the council referred to the restaurant chain’s acts of racism, saying that “many evidence has been found”.
“Many testimonies have come out, even testimonies have come out social network People who have worked there or who have gone to eat or drink there and well, all this clearly contributes to this complaint”, he pointed out.
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They also recognized that “restaurants must respond to requests for information on whether it resorts to discriminatory practices.”
Likewise, he pointed out that “Copred is committed to non-repetitiveness. Most importantly, restaurants that have discriminatory policies turn them toward equal treatment. We cannot continue this type of practice in establishments.”
The alleged former employee of Sonora Grill told her experience
via TIC Toc User: @sof.oter narrated his experience as a restaurant employee.
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“I worked as a hostess, who is the person who takes you to your table. And from day one he explained to me that tables on the balcony were reserved for people “with the best presentation”, because they are tables Those who can can be seen from the street”, revealed the young woman.
Faced with this situation, he reported that one day it caught his attention, despite the fact that he had followed orders to the letter. “I sat there (on the balcony) with people who were better dressed, more formal, until one day they caught my attention… I sat next to a couple who were formal, well dressed, and they Asked me if they could have a nice look on the balcony and then the manager told me I shouldn’t because they don’t meet the ‘standards’ and then he pointed to a couple and said: ‘Look , they, for example, meet them’ “.
“And what’s the difference between the couple I am sitting on the balcony and the couple the manager told me?” Well, the one I was sitting with was dark-haired, and the manager told me. The standards met, which were actually more informal, were white.”
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