Veterans Waiting on New Payday Promise

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By Kerry Tomlinsonveterans

 
SALEM, Ore. — Wednesday was supposed to be payday—again—for veterans in the Salem area working for Tim Leatherby of Leatherby Tools.
At least some of those veterans are still waiting for paychecks.
Leatherby hired mostly veterans to renovate apartments for an apartment complex owner in Salem. But a number of those veterans told the KATU Problem Solvers that Leatherby did not give them their paychecks on payday as promised. Instead, they said, he told them story after story about where the money was and when it would arrive.

Leatherby told KATU on Friday that the money would be in veterans’ hands Wednesday, Dec. 18.
“I’m catching up,” Leatherby said at the time. “Everybody should be a fairly happy camper.”
KATU went to the job site Wednesday to find out if Leatherby was following through on his promise and paying his workers. Leatherby was not there, so a reporter called him on the phone and asked him if he was paying them. He hung up.
One of the men who attended the KATU meeting with Leatherby on Friday left the job site Wednesday and came to speak to KATU’s crew, who asked him if the workers were getting paid. His response was to show his middle finger, adding, “It’s none of your (beep)-ing business, is it?”

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