PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taco Bell says an employee who used a racial slur to refer to an Asian-American customer no longer works for the fast-food chain.
The company issued the statement Tuesday following reports that a cashier in Philadelphia entered a slur to describe a student on a printed receipt during the weekend.READ MORE: Flash Floods In Maryland Close Some Schools, Roads; Several Rescued In High Water, MSP Responds To More Than 500 Calls
First-year University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. student In Young Lee told the Daily Pennsylvanian it’s important to make a conscious effort to fight racism.
Lee also posted an image of the receipt on Facebook and a message saying he was “infuriated” by the incident.READ MORE: CDC Advisory Panel Backs FDA Decision For COVID-19 Booster Shots, Baltimoreans React
Taco Bell says the franchisee is retraining staff at the restaurant and management has apologized directly to Lee.'It's Really Unfortunate': Students In Anne Arundel County React To News Of Postponed Homecoming Dances
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