Customers order from a Chipotle restaurant at the King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Mark Makela | Reuters
As the labor market heats up, Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Monday it’s raising pay for restaurant workers, reaching an average of $15 an hour by the end of June.
The company has also introduced employee referral bonuses of $200 for crew members and $750 for apprentices or general managers, as it looks to recruit 20,000 new workers across the country to support its peak season and new restaurant openings.
The pay hike for new and existing restaurant workers, both hourly and salaried, will roll out over the next few weeks, with hourly crew wages starting in the…