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Wages docked after shut-down

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Wages docked after shut-down

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EMPLOYEES FROM AT least one locally owned hotel are feeling the effects of Tropical Storm Matthew’s passing in their pockets.

MIDWEEK NATION investigations have revealed that the pay of workers at Divi Southwinds BeachResort was dockedafter they did notreport for work last Wednesday, following a directive from the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) for businessesto remain closed andfor persons to stay indoors.

According to a reliable source, employees at the plush Apes Hill development also suffered the same fate.

In that instance, workers who did not turn up for work were informed by the human resources manager that their pay wouldbe docked. (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.