Direct TV / treat their employees terrible!

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My family has been taken by at least 5 different companies! You do the work for them and then all of a sudden you can not get paid for 3 weeks. Then when you finally get paid there are so many deductions for nonsensical stuff the check is just enough for you to buy gas for the following week. 3 of the businesses still owe me money in the amount of 6000.00 but they are now out of business and can not conatct them. Why are these folks allowed to continue to do this to people? We just want an honest job!! If you are thinking about responding to an add for a contractor for any of these You will get screwd evertime and the big comapanies will do nothing to help...The just keep suckering more people to join!

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  • Br
      16th of May, 2011

    i agree they will take all your money on a install that you drove 65 miles to over stickers not on the remote 2 lag bolts in a stud they say just drill holes in the roof until you find a rafter ya i bet the customer would agree
    will fail you and take your money on low signal strenght what about the days you have us techs out installing in the pouring rain dish network yes your signal strenght will be low o and phone lines or internet hook it up at all cost run the customer a new phone line and we arent gonna pay you squat to do it thats a fail too i could go on and on . what it comes down to is dish is tryin to save money buy stealing it from there contractors why do i continue to do it i dont have an answer dish network sucks

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  • Nd
      28th of Sep, 2011

    My husband got ripped off for two month's of work from a company called Live Broadband contractor for Mastec who is contractor for Direct TV. We are out of my husband's time, gas money and materials he purchased for the job. They also sent him to several classes to obtain certifications needed for techs for specific jobs with the promise to pay for classes he ended up also paying out of pocket. This company is running ads in Southwest Region of Texas, mostly on Craigslist

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  • St
      18th of Oct, 2011

    Dish Network and all of its contractor companies are the biggest pieces of ### companies that were ever created. Excuse the profanity, but I am a subcontractor who just got home at 11:00 p.m. and I am pissed and about to tell my loser company and Dish Network to both kiss my ###. 5 years of this ### is enough. It has gotten a little worse every year since I started. They are now making us guarantee everything, including their slow as hell to activate junk ### equipment for 60 days. If their equipment goes bad within 60 days, you have to go back for free or incur a $50 chargeback. To anyone seeking employment with dish network, whether it be as a subcontractor or employee, DON'T. If you can find anything else at all, you will do well to stay away from dish network. And from what I hear, Directv is not any better.

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  • Ca
      17th of May, 2012

    im a contractor and if u ppl are getting ripped off its ur own fault for not coding things right or ur not fast enough to do the work rather than ### u guuys should just suck it up and move on if ur not happy with ur life than change it thats why life is self inflickted...

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  • El
      24th of Jul, 2012

    I have been in telecommunications for twelve years plus. I've sold for Comcast, ATT, Verizon, Mediacom, Cox, Adelphia, Rcn, etc... and though i've had a few guys who were fly by night contract companies, typically it has worked out very well for me. I am on a project now in Columbus OH and with a great company as the regional manager and absolutly love the company and what they stand for but I understand that's not always the case. You have to go in a little deeper sometimes instead of just diving in all at once. If anyone out there has had a bad experience but actually like the contractor idea and the amount of money you can make!!! Shoot me a email, i'm always looking for talented people to build teams and add to existing teams. I like to think of it as were in this together and if your not successful neither am I so you wanna make sure your not working for a company that's solely numbers driven as it can become extremely hairy. [protected]

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