Jimmy John workers in Georgia were laid off for making a noose with bread dough


Four employees of a Georgia sandwich shop were fired after making a noose with bread dough and filmed themselves playing with it.A video posted on social media of workers at a Jimmy John restaurant in Woodstock shows an employee draping the loaf of bread dough over another’s neck and pulling it. The other workers watch and laugh. A “Happy 4th of July” banner appears at the bottom of the video. The workers shown in the video appear white.

The Telegraph of Macon reports that the clip was published on Snapchat and then shared on social media, receiving thousands of views. Customers threatened to boycott the sandwich shop about the incident, calling the video hateful and racist.


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