Worker Correspondents: Mancan Inc. Steals Wages from Temp Workers

By Jason Bartles Mancan Inc., a temporary worker staffing agency based in Wheeling, West Virginia, has withheld some workers’ wages up to two months at a time, in certain cases completely refusing to pay for hours worked. When workers dispute the discrepancies, the company typically attempts to blame the theft on clerical error, but their standard practice when workers report missing wages is to make … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Mancan Inc. Steals Wages from Temp Workers

Worker Correspondents: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Photo Credit: Etienne Laurent/EPA/Shutter Stock By Julian Oddo Management at Walmart in Charlotte, North Carolina has failed to enforce COVID-19 safety measures. Customers are allowed into the store without masks, and the company has not done enough to safeguard workers from viral transmission. When workers complain to management they are ignored, and mask mandates are not enforced. The break room at the store was recently … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Walmart Carries Out Mass Layoffs, Doesn’t Enforce Covid Protocol

Worker Correspondents: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions

Photo Credit: H-E-B Newsroom By Nélida Tello Tribune of the People spoke to two H-E-B employees from Austin and Brownsville, Texas, respectively, who spoke about the work conditions they face, wages, and some of the company’s practices during the pandemic. H-E-B is a grocery store which operates mainly in Texas. It is also one of the largest companies in the US and is promoted by … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: H-E-B Employees Speak on Wages, Work Conditions, and COVID Precautions