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Sandwich Shop Owner: Merry Christmas, You’re All Fired


‘Twas the weekend before Christmas, and all through the Snarf’s Sandwich Shop in Chicago, not a creature was stirring — because management sent out an email on Sunday firing all the employees.


Due to “increased competition,” the store’s director of operations decided that the best way to gain traction in Chicago’s sandwich industry would be to give Snarf’s twenty food assemblers one day’s notice that, “Merry Christmas, you have no job.”


A spokesperson for the store said the essential remodel would allow for the addition of a “burger concept,” which has absolutely nothing to do with Snarf’s employees protesting for higher wagesjust a few weeks before. As a result of the strike, the restaurant shut down for four days.



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