It has been reported that 50 people have been killed at Dollar General stores nationwide since
2014 And Frustrated Employees Demonstrated Outside Dollar General's
Headquarters On Wednesday To Demand That Their Workplaces Be Made Safer.
Kenya Slaughter, an employee based in Louisiana, told WZTV that people are afraid to go to work. Every
Other Day, People Are Subjected To Gun Attacks. There Have Been Robberies Committed At Gunpoint."
“Shareholders are concerned because Dollar General's leaders are not looking
Out For Their Safety,” Williams Said. In the past couple of years, the company has expanded so fast
And Recklessly That I Could Face A Rat Infestation On Any Given Day, A Door That Won't Lock, Or
Someone Pointing A Gun At Me Without Any Security In Place To Protect Me. According to
Williams, One Employee Can Frequently Be Left Alone At Night In Areas Where
Robberies Are Common, Citing Federal Violations. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Fines Totaling More Than $21 Million Have Been Issued To The Company For Numerous Safety Violations.
According to the Economic Policy Institute and the Shift Project, the majority of workers
Make Less Than $15 Per Hour At The Company. As reported by CNN, the company has approximately
19,000 Stores In The United States And Approximately 160,000 Employees.