A woman walks by a Dollar General store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fired from Dollar General for Speaking Out About Unsafe Conditions

A conversation with Daniel Stone, a former employee of Dollar General in Nashville

BY Maximillian Alvarez

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In this installment of The Break Room, Daniel Stone, a now-former employee of Dollar General in Nashville, tells us about issues with how the national chain has handled the #COVID19 crisis—and how he was fired after raising concerns with corporate about lack of protection for frontline employees.


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Maximillian Alvarez is a writer and editor based in Baltimore and the host of Working People, "a podcast by, for, and about the working class today." His work has been featured in venues like In These Times, The Nation, The Baffler, Current Affairs, and The New Republic.

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