Pizza Hut manager says he was fired for refusing to open on Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013|By Courtney Jacquin @courtneyjacquin | RedEye

Is anything still closed on Thanksgiving? Not Pizza Hut, despite an Indiana manager's fight.

Tony Rohr, former manager of an Elkhart, Ind. Pizza Hut, tried to give his his employees some time off for Thanksgiving. Rohr says he was fired for refusing to open the store on the holiday.

Typically, the chain was closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas, but this year it planned to join many business foregoing the holiday and remaining open.

"Thanksgiving and Christmas are the only two days that they're closed in the whole year and they're the only two days that those people are guaranteed to have off and spend it with their families," Rohr told a local news station.

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