ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen announced this evening that its franchise owner, Z&H Foods, Inc., has met with, apologized to and offered to rehire employee Marissa Holcomb.
“We are pleased that our franchisee has addressed this matter and sincerely hope this employee will rejoin the team soon.”
Z&H Foods, Inc. principal Amin Dhanani released a public apology to Ms. Holcomb in the following statement below:
“As a franchisee of the Popeyes system, our organization strives to provide the best possible work experience for our employees. We clearly did not do that in this case and we have apologized to the employee personally. Among other things, we will compensate her for the lost time from work and have invited her to rejoin our company. We deeply regret the way this matter was handled. We are committed to continuing to work with Ms. Holcomb, and we apologize to her, our employees, the public and other franchise operators of the Popeyes system. We have let them down and are committed to do better.”
About Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen
Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment of the foodservice industry and is the world's second largest quick-service chicken concept based on the number of units. As of December 28, 2014, Popeyes had 2,379 operating restaurants in the United States, three territories, and 26 foreign countries. For more information, visit the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Web site at www.popeyes.com.