(12-12-13) $2.75 an Hour?! The Shocking Secret of Goodwill
CEOs make over $400,000 a year. But some of its disabled employees are paid less than $3 an hour.
Spreading Christmas 'goodwill’ during the holidays is what Goodwill donation centers claim to be all about. The company sells thousands of donated goods at low prices every year, particuarly around the festive seaon.
In fact, it has almost become part of our culture that when something is not useful to us anymore, we give it to Goodwill.
While part of Goodwill’s mission is also to give people jobs who have disabilities, a recent documentary reveals that the company is exploiting their workers with many legally exempt from minimum wage protection, Upworthy reported.
According to the documentary, in the back rooms of Goodwill stores, disabled workers make far less then the federal wage of $7.