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Manning's Papa John's

Employees Quit After Robbery

They Forced Us to Work During Traumatic Ordeal

11/23/2013 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The Peyton Manning Papa John's location that was robbed at gunpoint didn't miss a SINGLE delivery after the scary incident because management forced them to continue making pizzas throughout the ordeal, multiple employees tell TMZ Sports ... and now they're up in arms.

We spoke to several employees who were on-duty during the Nov. 17 robbery ... and they tell us two workers have already quit, one has taken a month leave, and several others have been calling in sick. More still have filed complaints with Papa John's HQ.

We're told the employees (nearly a dozen) are also claiming the district manager ignored police advice to close up shop for the night ... out of consideration for the workers' emotional distress.

We broke the story, a couple thugs knocked over Peyton's busiest Papa John's in Denver on Sunday during the Broncos game, stealing untold amounts of cash at gunpoint.

Peyton hasn't yet visited the store since the robbery. The robbers are still at large. Calls to Papa John's weren't returned.

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South Beach    

I'm sure they were upset of course, but how about being PROUD that they rose tot he challenge and kept going in spite of what happened on what had to be a very busy night? What ever happened to being proud of overcoming something very difficult?

Of course, how the regional handled it would have made a lot of difference in getting a "teamwork" mindset going.

337 days ago


Your high education and knowledge is apparent in your lack or grammar and spelling. Sounds more like you're butt hurt that Papa John's didn't hire you.

337 days ago


Is it a surprise that these companies could give a crap about their employees? Walmart, burger king, target, you name them. They act like there employees are lucky to be working all day for them with minimum wage pay.

337 days ago


Typical 1%er mindset they don't care that people went through a traumatic experience get your ass back to work and make money for lord and master Peyton.

337 days ago

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

I don't think it's lost on anyone that they didn't take any pizza.

337 days ago


Someone at tmz really wants manning to suck tomorrow against the patriots.

337 days ago


Oh and Peyton smoke crack right Harvey? I'm a lawyer!

336 days ago


Is there any reason Peyton Manning needs to visit the store ?

336 days ago


Not surprised. These companies could care less about there workers. Look at Walmart when your hired they take out a life insurance on you. I hope they all walk off or sue

336 days ago

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