The venerated charity is one of the largest providers of drug rehab in the United States. Now former participants are demanding wages for uncompensated “work therapy” at thrift stores.
The baseball industry created an entire workforce exempt from being paid minimum wage and overtime – and players aren’t the only ones crying foul.
A top Arkansas senator used unpaid rehab workers at his plastics factory. Now, participants have been awarded more than $1.1 million in back wages.