My Town Media/Second Meta / Paychecks not cashing
I have been working for a company that was called Second Meta when they hired me, but changed their name to My Town Media between the date they hired me until the date that I started. I had heard a few rumors about how some of the employee's paychecks would bounce, but I shrugged it off as nothing, believing these employees wouldn't still be working here if they weren't getting paid. I inquired on a few occasions and was told that there were problems in the past but that the company rectified any problems immediately and that everything was fine now. Well, I just picked up my first paycheck on a Friday. I went to cash it and no one would cash it due to insufficient funds in the account the check was drawn off of. I was advised to wait until Monday to cash it, there would definitely be available funds by then. NOPE. Still not there. So I was told today that there may never be money in that account, that these people pay their employees with hot checks on an account that will never have money in it, this happens every pay period. The employees take their checks to any place that will cash them without verifying the funds, which is why they still work there. They get paid in an illegitimate manner. There has to be a way to stop this and to get the compensation that we earned working for this ridiculous excuse of a business.