As an employee of Dolce I was required to train for the position. I attended training that went unpayed. I attended MANDATORY MEETINGS that went unpayed. I attended mandatory meetings during work hours that I had to clock out to attend! Overtime was only payed when you worked more than 80 hours per pay period, so they would work you 50 hours one week and 30 the next!
When I questioned these practices I was told that I would lose my job if I did not attend these meetings. The more I questioned the more I suddenly became the but of "problems" with customers, being fined from my paycheck for incorrectly booking a customer, yet they could not provide me proof of this.
I then was required to PAY and attend so called "classes". As the other girls who did notified me these were not job related but had to do with a CULT like atmosphere of RE-PROGRAMING our THINKING! Classes ranged from $500 up. These were MANDATORY.
When I did not take the class I was told that I needed to be let go because I was not Dolce MATERIAL. When fired I was asked to sign the paper agreeing that I was fired. I asked for a copy and was refused one. The manager then wrote on it that I quit.
I then tried to obtain my final paycheck and the payroll employee told me it was sent and returned for incorrect address. She was told NOT TO ATTEMPT TO MAIL IT AGAIN. Then I was never sent COBRA information for my insurance and denied any such paperwork.
I have gotten the information for Federal Labor department since this is where the law applies to pursue them.
I know someone in law enforcment who turned out to be aware of this company and it's practices. According to this person our local channel KTVK is involved with this LLC.
So..They seem so nice until you work there a few weeks. I never got payed for meetings and can't afford those personality classes just to get a raise! Look at how many of them fall for this! They are young and not smart enough to figure it out. This is not fair!
I went to work for a more professional Spa and Salon. I love it and the customers are great! I don't recomend this place to anyone. Why would you want people like that doing your hair and nails or anything!