Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadbeat Donald

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadbeat Donald

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When reading that Donald Trump and his company refuses to pay contractors and employees what they are due, it made me think "this is the guy we need leading our country ... a 'deadbeat.' " If he didn't pay a few contractors who did poor work, then that would be understandable. But then he tries to get the same contractors to work for him again. That's bold! I wonder if any of them were stupid enough to get scammed again?

But what really bothers me is he fails to pay some employees the minimum wage and overtime. Trump Miami Resort Management settled with 48 servers who were employed at Trump's Miami Golf resort. Some worked 20-hour days and they had to fight for the overtime they were due. And this isn't an isolated case. They crop up in California and New York Trump facilities, too. …

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