March 09, 2022

Cohen Milstein Has Filed Lawsuit Against The Salvation Army ARC for
Unpaid Wages. CLICK HERE to Learn Who is Eligible to Join.

The Salvation Army was hit with three lawsuits on Wednesday accusing the international charity of violating federal law for not paying some employees a minimum wage.

Lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New York, Illinois and Georgia, according to The Associated Press.

Attorneys argue in the lawsuits that employees in The Salvation Army's rehabilitation program, who typically work in the thrift shops, are not paid the minimum wage and are sometimes paid just a few dollars a week, the AP reported.

"Despite the substantial benefit The Salvation Army derives from the labor of these vulnerable workers, who form the backbone of its lucrative thrift store operations, The Salvation Army pays them almost nothing," the attorneys said in a statement to the AP.

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