Ten Ridiculous (but Completely Real) Excuses for not Paying Minimum Wage

Sometimes, you read something online, and you can’t possibly believe that it’s true.  Sure, it might make for a funny or thought-provoking story, but you don’t actually think for one minute that it really happened. It’s there to prove a point, or start a conversation, or even just provide a little bit of light-hearted entertainment. If you’ve already seen the list of the worst excuses that employers have made for not paying minimum wage, then you’d be forgiven for thinking that SURELY, these aren’t things that real employers have said.…