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February 10, 2016

Shutdown Nearly Kills Z-Burger

Z-Burger to Feds: Make it stop.

Since Z-Burger announced its shutdown special — a free burger for furloughed federal workers — the local chainlet has served up 15,840 gratis burgers, a retail equivalent of about $88,000, The The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire blog reports.

“It literally almost put me out of business,” Z-Burger owner Peter Tabibian told the WSJ. To wit, he shut down the promotion on Thursday.

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  • Press Watchusa

    No good deed goes unpunished
    Remember that they will be getting all back pay – This whole shutdown is a joke!
    He should have realized they were a bunch of moochers anyway!

    • fed up fed


  • fed up fed

    there in no guarantee of backpay. you have no idea what you are talking about. I still have a mortgage and all other bills to pay, including an ex wife, but no pay to do it with, so STFU

    • yestradamous

      Yes there is.

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