Pizza Hut GM Axed For Giving Workers Off Thanksgiving Offered Job BackS

Feeling the full brunt of a public relations nightmare, Pizza Hut has offered manager Tony Rohr his job back, after he quit over a disagreement over whether his employees should work on Thanksgiving.

The Pizza Hut corporate office told CNN that it had "made a serious error in judgement, one which we hope to help remedy."

Rohr had taken a stand against the Thanksgiving hours after the store asked employees to work the holiday for the first time since he began working there. He was asked to resign from the company, but instead wrote a letter explaining why it's immoral for workers to have to not spend time with their family and work during a holiday. Pizza Hut has agreed.

"We fully respect an employee's right to not work on a holiday, which is why the vast majority of Pizza Huts in America are closed on Thanksgiving," Pizza Hut said. "As a result, we strongly recommended that the local franchisee reinstate the store manager and they have agreed. We look forward to them welcoming Tony back to the team."

Rohr has not indicated whether he will return to the position.

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